Melissa M.

$10.00 / hr

I am a caregiver because i believe it is a duty to give back to the elderly because if there was no them there would be no us. I also believe in giving care to those who are learning to live with mental or physical Disabilities for they may walk, talk, or think differently they love the same as anyone else i have learned that you can always be taught by someone else no matter their challenges. I love to know i have brought happiness and comfort to people, that is what im most proud of is to see that i made someone smile or laugh or gave that shoulder or wiped that tear im proud of being that support sys tem and im proud to make a difference. I dont only provide care i provide a friendship for thosevi help and their families. I have had many years of taking care of different types of people and each one was special in everyway and i have learned something from each one of them and will carry those things with me forever, and hope to come across many more people so we can make a differences in eachothers lives. I only hope that one day when i need help it is given to me how i have given to others ... more

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individual living counslor

trinity services in

Jun 2011 - Dec 2015

Provide care for people with mental and physical. Disabilities by helping with adls and helping them become as independent as possible. Medication management. And helping with dr. Appointments

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caregiver

the cottages of new lenox

Dec 2015 - May 2015

I care for residents in an assisted living and memory care facility. I help with memory loss by providing activities to remind them of certain daily tasks and cognitive skills. I also help manage any behavioral patterns such as sundowning. I also prove help with ADLs such ss bathing. Dressing, feeding, changing etc. I also am there just to provide a companion sometimes it is very hard for some to understand what is going on so i pr ovide comfort and security and make sure they feel and remain safe. ... more

Education
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joliet jr. college

nursing

2014 - 2015