Amy E.

$25.00 / hr

Concord, CA

About Amy

I am a very nurturing and kind person. I am very sensitive to the physical and emotional needs of those around me, very empathetic, gentle, good sense of humor. Treating people with respect is very important to me and I know it is to you as well. Most recently, for over a year, I worked with 2 female clients. One client is 98 with visual and hearing impairments, diabetes and mild dimentia. I was responsible for taking daily glucose readings, keeping records of her medical data/appointments/medication dispensing. I cooked her a hearty breakfast and we ate together. I introduced her to a game called "WordCross" and she loved to play every day with me. It was great for her mind and was a good social experience as well. Another client had early stage Alzheimers, but was highly functional. I provided companionship, meal preparation for her and her husband, fixed her hair, walked outside with her, did their grocery shopping, and occasionally we enjoyed shopping/lunch trips together. I have additional experience working with clients that have terminal cancer. I not only met their specific physical needs, but created an environment for them which brought them comfort and peace during the most difficult time of their lives. What made me most aware of the needs of seniors was when my own grandmother was near the end of her life. I helped her daily with dressing, grooming, feeding, and eventually accompanied her through her last days in hospice. I understand how important it is for families to feel confident that their loved one is being treated with gentleness and respect. I want to help seniors to have the best quality of life possible. I look forward to visiting with you to see how I could help meet the needs of your loved one, Amy

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Holiday Shifts

Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

Skills & Expertise

  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Hospice Care
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Mother's Helper

Nov 2017 - Present
Kate L.
I started working for Kate after she had surgery. I helped her with laundry, cooking meals and taking care of her three children. As she healed and got her strength back we became more of a team helping the children from after school until their bedtime. I also did some grocery shopping for Kate and organizing.
Nov 2017 - Present

Texas Woman's University

Jan 1994 - Jan 1996
Denton, TX
Jan 1994 - Jan 1996

University of Texas at Tyler

Jan 1983 - Jan 1985
Tyler, TX
Jan 1983 - Jan 1985

Tyler Junior College

Jan 1981 - Jan 1983
Tyler, TX
Jan 1981 - Jan 1983
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