bingJanet J. | Professional Caregiver in Downers Grove, IL | CareLinx
Janet J.

Janet J.

$13.00 / hr

Downers Grove, IL

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About Janet

I became a caregiver unexpectedly. I had just finished my masters degree in psychology and was riding the train for an interview when I met a employee of a care giving agency and we started a conversation. She said they would be interested in interviewing me because they have a patient that they cannot keep caregivers for because she is difficult to work for. She has been diagnosed with a personality disorder but does not take (or need) medicine for any psychotic disorders but has other medical issues and needs care for her home and shopping etc. I like caregiving because I am fulfilling a need for those who have difficulties taking care of themselves. Usually, they are appreciate of what you try to do for them and the family is especially grateful if you are able to keep their mood up and make their surroundings more pleasant.

Caregiving Services & Expertise


  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Overnight
  • Weekend Live-In

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
  • Arthritis
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care


  • English

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