Linda W.

$15.00 / hr

I became a caregiver when my sister was dignosed with bone cancer,which accelerated very quickly, and to make family members more at ease,I changed my professional work to home health care giving,After 2 years of a strong fight she succumbed at home with her family all in attendance. I then went on to care for my elderly neighbors, they had no children or nearby relatives,shopping,providing transportation to appointments,preparing meals, spending nights and doing light housekeeping and providing companionship,they died in their 90"s,happily at home.In 1952 my husband was diagnosed with Copd and black l ung.subsequently he had half of his right lung removed,was given 2 year prognosis,but with much care ,oxygen and numerous medicines and great doctors,lived additional 14 years and died at age 70 from septic kidney and organ shut down,I was his only health home care giver,I also in same time period of taking care of my husband,cared for four other family members and the mother of an attorney,so in twenty years I have been friend,companion,and caregiver to around eleven terminal and elderly patients including both my parents.I enjoy helping and caring for others in need, and am fortunate enough to still be able to fullfill this need.i am 62 years old ,but am strong and caring and enjoy my time with others and feel God blessed me in many ways ,especially with friendships that developed during my time with my special patients.I have fed,bathed and cleaned up accidents and other ... more

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Wife,caregiver

Husband, Robert Wyers

Dec 1992 - Aug 2010

bathing,meals,giving medications,dr.appointments,housekeeping,monitering oxygen,blood insulin,and all duties that are assigned to bedridden patients