My caregiving experience started when my grandmother was diagnosed with kidney failire. I took charge of her care, medications and provided companionship. When she was feeling well enough, I would take her places in her wheelchair. I also soon after took care of my stepfather who was 73 and diagnosed with cancer until he too passed away. I truly enjoy making a difference in people's lives, especially the elderly as some people assume that they don't like to experience new things or enjoy life. I believe that my best achievement has been putting my son through college as I am a single mother and providing everything he has needed whether it be monetary or emotional support. It can be overwhelming for some people and may seem impossible at times. But he graduates this December, so I am very proud of both him and myself. I enjoy helping others, and I am extremely loyal. I have been single for a number of years and have worked in major companies in customer service. I also worked as a medical biller and subsequently opened my own business. I only work part time there, so I have spare time and sometimes business is slow, so extra income is always welcomed. I believe doing things that benefit others is equally important, so being a caregiver is satisfying and rewarding.
Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.
CareLinx home care services include housekeeping, transportation, meal preparation, shopping, medication reminders, mobility assistance, bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing, exercise, companionship and more. Compared to traditional agencies, our caregiver services include four distinct advantages.
1. Preferred, high-quality care: CareLinx customers prefer our care over competitors’ by a factor of 10 to 1. You get to choose and interview the caregiver, resulting in a better match and higher quality care.
2. Uniquely affordable: as an online caregiver network with low overhead and zero markups on caregiver pay, our prices are up to 50 percent less than traditional senior care agencies.
3. Care advocates: our direct-hire model gives caregivers higher wages and flexible schedules, and consumers low prices. Everyone gets a better quality of life.
4. Peace of mind: in-home caregivers are background checked and technology-enabled to give you visibility and transparency in the home. Our app provides GPS clock-ins clock-outs, real-time secure messaging, and personalized digital care plan.