Jane H.

$25.00 / hr

I worked with a man whose Alzheimer's disease presented in his early fifties. Over a three and a half year period I accompanied him to lectures, museums and many concerts. My affinity for this work came from the great satisfaction I derived from making this gentleman's life comfortable, stimulating and rewarding for both of us. I enjoy helping persons with different dementias remain as connected and engaged as possible to their communities and families. I mounted two arts shows for my client. One of which was featured on National public Radio. As the oldest of ten children I was raised to valu e both family and community and carried those values forward by : volunteering at Corpus Christi Church; helping to found the Manhattan School for Children: as an active fundraiser for various groups I was charged with planning meals and events for up to 600 people :I have also volunteered with Arts & Minds an organization that facilitates museum experiences for persons with dementia ... more

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Companion

Joan Audiberti

Mar 2012 - Oct 2014

Escorted to movies, concerts, restaurants, and medical appointment . Reported on cognitive function to family member

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Companion/caregiver

Theodora Humphreys

Apr 2012 - Sep 2014

Escorted to various cultural and social events. Cognitive therapies Arranged calendar , medical appointments and medicines. Facilitated communication with friends and family.

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Rev. Stephen A. White

Oct 2011 - Jul 2013

Escorted to cultural and political activities and medical appointments. Archived and organized sermons, poetry and other writing which led to the publication do a posthumous book.

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Companion- caregiver

Betty Chapman

Feb 2011 - Jul 2013

Escorted to museums, films and medical appointments. Devised art and craft products. Meal prep and baking all to help cognitive function

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Companion

Pauline Tyszkiewicz

Jan 2011 - Oct 2011

Escort to medical appointments Shopping and management of household

Education
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St. Cloud University, St. Cloud Mn

1971 - 1973