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Maria L.|Washington, DC

$25-25/hr 10 yrs exp 53 yrs old

Compassionate Companionship & Support For Your Loved One

I'm a writer by trade who became a full-time caregiver to parents with Alzheimer's and dementia, and am publishing a book to help others deal with the spiritual side of the experience. For my parents, I did everything from medication management to bathing/diaper changes, nutritious meal prep, hospice care to home preparation and more. I understand how difficult this process is, and the experience left me with great compassion for the elderly. Since my parents passed, I worked as a caregiver to a cancer patient who is currently in remission. I'm also a certified yoga instructor who teaches a gentle, heart-centered practice focused on breath work. CPR trained. Practical, focused and calm, I bring peace to your loved one's life. Am also available for respite care.
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Reviewed by Sonia N. 5/5 stars
Maria has worked for my family for the last 18 months as a part-time caregiver for my father, who has Alzheimer's dementia. In that time, she has made herself indispensable to us by taking an extremely thoughtful, sensitive and observant approach to his care and his disease process. She took initiative by taking over tasks such as grocery ordering and menu preparation, which was a huge weight off my shoulders, and is an absolutely marvelous cook. She is extremely intelligent and can be trusted to handle any task with minimal guidance and utmost competence. We have to switch to live-in care for my father for financial reasons, which is the only reason we are parting ways with Maria. I am very grateful to her for her compassionate care and guidance.
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FAQs for finding caregivers in Washington, DC

In 2021 what caregiver services can I find near me in Washington, DC?
Most senior caregiver services in Washington, DC will offer companionship, safety supervision, and assistance with daily activities in the comfort of the person's home. Caregivers can help seniors to move safely around their home, provide social and emotional support, assist with different degrees of personal care (bathing, dressing, or feeding), and help with meal preparations or light housekeeping. They can also help your loved one with medication reminders, and some can even drive them to any errand or doctor appointments around Washington.
How much does a caregiver cost in Washington, DC in 2021?
The average rate for hiring a caregiver in Washington, DC on Care.com as of April, 2021 is $16.75 per hour. This cost may fluctuate depending on the type of assistance needed by your senior loved one and the caregiver's experience and certifications.
How do I find caregivers near me in Washington, DC?
There are currently 66 caregivers in Washington, DC on Care.com. You can filter and sort caregivers by distance from Washington, DC or zip code, although you can expand the radius of your search if you'd like to increase your options. From there, compare candidates by reading about their experience working with seniors, the type of caregiving services they provide, and their hourly rate. Be sure to run background checks and check references from other families in Washington before making a hiring decision.