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Wendy D.

Wendy D.

$16.00 / hr

Brooklyn, NY

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About Wendy

Trying to answer the following question, what makes me a great care giver? seem like an opportunity to toot my own horn. However, I have been working in this capacity for over fifteen years and it brings me great joy knowing I am making a difference in the lives of others. My story of becoming a care give is quite similar to many immigrant women coming to the United States with families to support here and at home, and becoming a care giver is one of the very first options we are presented with in addition to being a nanny. In my situation when I was presented with the two options for finding employment I immediately choose to be a care giver for the elderly because I have always had a closeness and enjoy spending time with the geriatric population. I have since went on to earn HHA and CNA certifications and over the past five years I have volunteered with Hospice in my previous home town of Bloomington, IL. Besides the joy that comes to me from being a care giver I also like being a care giver because of the smiles and appreciation that is given in return. I have many personal achievements I am am proud of, but the one I am most proud of is being a mother to a wonderful teenage son who is in is second year of college at age nineteen.

Caregiving Services & Expertise


  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise
  • Housekeeping
  • 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

    • ALS
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Arthritis
    • Cancer Recovery
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • COPD
    • Dementia
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Hearing Disorders
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Home Health Care
    • Hospice Care
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Palliative Care
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Respiratory Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care


    • English

    Experience & Education

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