Graciela B.

$15.00 / hr

Hammond, IN

About Graciela

At first, I was becoming a Caregiver because I wanted the experience for when my mother and husband are in need of a Caregiver. I did my clinicals in two nursing homes, and realized that I enjoyed working with the geriatric population. I quickly realized that this population does not get much attention and are very lonely. I enjoyed treating them with respect and dignity and seeing how the extra attention made them smile. My personal achievement in regards to caregiving is that I just completed my Certified Nursing Assistant Program and will be taking my state exam on Friday. I am 58 years old, and I was able to physically keep up with and surpass many of my classmates that ranged in age from 17 to 40 years old. Presently, I am the Data Manager for the Language Development Program in the local school district. I enjoyed the CNA program so much, that I am considering doing Caregiving on a full time basis. I am a wife, mother of 6 and grandmother of 14. I am raising three teen-aged grandchildren and babysit a four year grandchild after work three to four days a week. I am first generation American and I am Bilingual, English/Spanish.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Meal Prep
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Companionship

Job Interests

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

    Skills & Expertise

    • Diabetes
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish

    Experience & Education

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