Cherise M.|Mojave, CA
3 yrs exp
37 yrs old
Home Care Giver, Available For Companionship, Housekeeping And Meal Prep
As a teenager I took care of my great grandpa when he started exhibiting signs of Alzheimers. I would cook, clean, shop for him and assist him in paying his bills. I got the most enjoyment out of just listening to him tell stories of his life, and being a companion to him. I realized that I find great joy in making others happy and turning a bad situation into a good one. Recently I cared for a gentleman in his mid 80's with dementia. I was responsible for bathing, dressing, toileting and monitoring his medication daily. I also prepared his daily meals, light housecleaning, laundry and assisted him in his daily hobbies some of which included building model airplanes. I built a strong friendship with this gentleman and his wife that I will never forget. I have discovered that this is my calling, I truly love just hearing about a persons life and the wisdom they have to offer. Being a care giver is not just a job to me it is something that brings me joy and fulfillment as well.