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Catherine " Wendy" M.

Catherine " Wendy" M.

$16.00 / hr

Truckee, CA

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About Catherine " Wendy"

I became a caregiver for my mother for almost 3 years ,prior to her death. She was bedridden for the last year. I dealt with all her needs & the Hospice people that attended her. Since then I have cared for 2 different elderly women. One recovering from hip replacement ,that initially needed 24/7 care & companion to the other that was almost blind. I am very good at making them laugh & focus on the humorous side of aging. Something I think is missing from most elderly people's lives. I enjoy listening to their stories- their experiences. I consider myself easy to be with & adjustable to many situations.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

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

    Skills & Expertise

    • Cancer Recovery
    • Diabetes
    • Hospice Care
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    caregiver

    Aug 2014 - Nov 2014
    Senior Helpers
    I started with 12 hour shifts for a women with a hip replacement. I ,eventually saw 2 ladies several hours a day, 5 days a week. The one needed to be taken to lunch every day as her eyesight was very poor & she could not drive. The other in a senior apartment facility, enjoyed the companionship. We went for walks & I read to her ,which she loved , as she could no longer read.
    Aug 2014 - Nov 2014

    American River College

    Aug 1968 - Jun 1970
    Aug 1968 - Jun 1970
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