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Susan S.

Susan S.

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Bailey, CO

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I am 50 years old and have one grown daughter who lives in Alaska. I own one dog - a wonderful Golden Retriever named Daisy. I have made arrangements for Daisy to be with a retired friend (a nurse) who does volunteer work with dogs were I to take a job requiring long hours of care. I am happiest when I am helping others. I have extensive volunteer experience providing advocacy for individuals and families seeking health care services and in providing systems advocacy (participation on boards and with policy making institutions). I have volunteered in other helping fields as well: battered womens shelters, shelter for homeless teens, a christian community support organization, and a animal protective league. I love animals and all kinds of arts and crafts. I don't like to watch much T.V. but am fine with watching with an elderly person who would like this. I enjoy reading, learning, cooking, sewing, landscaping, and plant care. I love just talking with people and getting to know them. I enjoy cheering people up who are down and getting them to smile, laugh or just to feel better in general. An example of the latter is I give great foot massages! I have alot of knowledge of depression and anxiety disorders as well as some easy practical things that can help people experiencing these problems. I enjoy solving complex problems and for this reason have done quite a bit of legal advocacy. I have applied my enjoyment of resolving complex problems to wo

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

      Skills & Expertise

      • Alzheimer's Disease
      • Cancer Recovery
      • Hospice Care
      • Respiratory Disorders
      • Senior Care
      • Elder Care
      • Home Care

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        Community College of Denver

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        self employed

        Jan 2007 - Present
        self employed
        Companion, cooking, cleaning, self care help, errands, help with medications, physical assistance, massage, bathing, dressing, feeding.
        Jan 2007 - Present
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