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Carissa D.

Carissa D.

$18.00 / hr

Colorado Springs, CO

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About Carissa

I have loved caring for people ever since I was 10 years old. I grew up in a huge family and when I came along my grandma was advanced in years. I watched my parents care for her at home and would help out now and then. This is where my loved stemmed from. I believe seniors are overlooked these days. I find that really sad. I believe that seniors should be treated with dignity and respect for as long as they are with us. I offer kindness, respect, caring and a helpful spirit. I TRULY love what I do. Each client I work for gets my up most attention and care. Thank you for considering me!

Caregiving Services & Expertise


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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight

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

Skills & Expertise

  • ALS
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer Recovery
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hospice Care
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Stroke
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care


  • English

Experience & Education


May 2013 - Present
Cataryna Draper
I provided companion services to her family member. Did light house work, meal prep, errand running, medication reminders, transferring, walks and much more.
May 2013 - Present


Jan 2007 - Feb 2012
Provided companionship, light housekeeping , house upkeep, errand running
Jan 2007 - Feb 2012

Arapahoe Community College

Jan 2006 - Jan 2010
Littleton, CO
Jan 2006 - Jan 2010
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