Starting at the age of 14, I was taking care of the elderly, my foster mother's sister was sick and lived alone, she had a bad head cold and severe excema, which I had to bathe and rub her down every day with medicated cream, which also taught me empathy and caring for the elderly, I now take care of my biological mother at the age of 73 and care for her needs as well, although I work full time, she to has a caregiver, but I go and see her everyday after work to make sure she has her meds and food or whatever is needed for her well being and health.
Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.
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