Linda K.|Northampton, MA
10 yrs exp
76 yrs old
Elder Care (transportation, Companionship. Part-time. Focus On Individual.
Case Manager, Highland Valley Elder Services (11 years). Service Coordinator, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (22 years). Masters degree and Certificate in Gerontology. Have provided transportation for elders (taken to medical appointments, shopping, helped with gifts for family members, entertainment, flea markets, family gatherings, etc). Visited at home (worked on photo albums, discussed memories, prepared light meals and snacks, created files for bills and maintained them, set up routines and monitored). Knowledge of elder care system, application process and linking with services. I am interested in the individual and the whole person (mind, body, heart and spirituality). Comfortable with end of life issues.