Sherri H.

$15.00 / hr

Saratoga Springs, NY

About Sherri

I am a retired Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience taking care of elderly patients in the nursing home and hospital setting. I became a nurse because when I was young, my grandmother was very ill. I helped her with cooking, cleaning and activities of daily living; including shopping. I enjoyed helping and being depended upon. She always said I would make a great nurse and I believed her. I am a great caregiver because I love what I do and am passionate about quality of life for all. I have a sister with Down's syndrome and I helped take care of her and teach her many life skills. My parents are elderly now and I live out of state, but I keep very abreast of their care and daily living through daily phone calls and follow-up calls to doctors and social workers, etc. I have always taken care of my family, I became a nurse at 33 years old; when my last child went to school. I am very proud of that. I recently, in 2008, sustained a concussion which lead into post-concussive syndrome. I have come a very long way from where I was then, and even though, I cannot return to nursing as a career, my passion for taking care of the senior population has not waned one bit. It was my life's dream and I want to still be able to make a difference in people's lives.

Caregiving Services & Expertise


  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • 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
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Renal and Urological Disorders
    • Respiratory Disorders
    • Skin Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care


    • English

    Experience & Education


    Jun 2000 - Jan 2008
    Saratoga Care
    Patient care, Medication regime, IV therapy, patient teaching and rehab, care planning, Lab monitoring, progress updates, personal care, wound care, post-op care.
    Jun 2000 - Jan 2008

    Charge RN

    May 1995 - Jun 2000
    Adirondack Tri-County Nursing Home
    Patient care, medication regime, patient teaching and rehab therapy, care for pt. with dementia and Alzheimer's, wound care, care planning, progress updates, carry out MD orders.
    May 1995 - Jun 2000

    Junior Collage of Albany

    Sep 1986 - May 1989
    Sep 1986 - May 1989
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