My background is in social service agencies. I have always gravitated towards the helping professions. In 2007, my mother was diagnosed with vascular dementia. I left my job to become her caregiver. After she passed away, I continued to provide private care to elders with dementia, mobility issues, cancer and also those who primarily needed companionship and/or transportation. I I enjoy my work with seniors, especially the relationships I develop with both those in my care and their families. I find it fulfilling to work one on one and getting to know and care for someone, as opposed to handling multiple cases in a service agency, and the red tape involved in that type of work. I am creative and interactive with those in my care - with my clients who have dementia, I engage them in simple puzzles and games to help stimulate their minds, as well as conversation and any physical activities of which they are capable. I am extremely compassionate, patient, and highly reliable, and truly care about the individuals I work with. I also have a sense of humor, and like to see those in my care laugh and enjoy themselves. I am able to assist with all daily living activities, including: bathing, dressing, hygiene, meal preparation, medication management, administration and reminders, light housekeeping, as well as companionship. I can also schedule and drive to doctor's appointments, and/or any other outings that may be of interest to those in my care, can run errands, also run err
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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