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Karen S.

Karen S.

$19.00 / hr

Shenandoah, PA

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About Karen

I have many years of experience with the Elderly . My last experience was my Aunt of 96 passed and I had been her caretaker for 4 years . Loved taking her to the movies , for a ride , just sit and talk for hours . Prior to that I had taken care of a Stroke patient for 10 years and after he passed took care of his wife for 8 years . Daily Living Needs , assisted in helper her get washed and dressed. Administered medication, kept medical records for Dr Appointments . Transportation to and from groceries stores, medical facilities, and weekly outings to keep her spirit up . Whatever it takes to make the patient feel cared for and happy .

Caregiving Services & Expertise


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

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Short Term

Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

Skills & Expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care


  • English

Experience & Education


May 2006 - Present
Manage over 100+ Self Storage Units at two locations . Prepare Leases for tenants payments. Background checks on each individual. Ensure Units are clean and security system is functional . Answer incoming calls for availability. Explain lease agreement for proper signature . Prepare certified letters for late payments as well as file civil suits and attend any Magisterial hearings . Great communication skills , patience , and compassion .
May 2006 - Present

Helwig Center

Jan 2008 - Jan 2018
Allentown, PA
Jan 2008 - Jan 2018

Private Care Taker

Feb 1997 - Oct 2004
Private Employer
Daily Care for individual with Copd, Emphysema, Bronchitis , Breathing Treatments , and Prosthetic Care . Administered medication , assisted with bathing and dressing . Cooking and cleaning. All Doctor appointments , transportation , wheel chair , outings and medical records .
Feb 1997 - Oct 2004

Pennsylvania State College

Jan 2000 - Jan 2002
Schuylkill Haven, PA
Jan 2000 - Jan 2002

Private Duty Care Taker

May 1997 - Sep 1999
Office of Senior Services
Hospice patient care, administer medication ,position frequently , documentation daily for office . Great Companion to patient , read to her and assure her safety as well as dignity .
May 1997 - Sep 1999

North Vocational Technical School

Jan 1980 - Jan 1982
Frackville, PA
Jan 1980 - Jan 1982
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