Bumble Bee, Honey Bee, Specialty Bee
Running Errands, Light Housekeeping, Heavy Housekeeping, Cooking/Preparing Meals, Bathing, Grooming, Feeding, Toileting, Transferring, Transportation, Handyman Services, Dressing, Laundry, Supervision for Safety, Incontinence Care, Companionship, Medication Reminders, Medication Administration
Cooking (I am an Italian grandmother. It’s what we do), Gardening (inside and outside), Animal care (former shelter director), Photography
I grew up living next to my grandparents. Grandfather was bedbound, grandmother was blind, so from the time I could walk, I’ve been helping others with daily care. I’ve also been the Hospice caregiver to both sets of grandparents, parents, in laws, and various relatives in my large Italian family. It was the reason I went into Social Work in the first place.
Allergic to Smoke, Comfortable Working with Pets, Willing to Commute up to 75 Miles
Private-Duty Senior Caregiver, Assisted Living Facility Caregiver, Family/Friend Caregiver
Alzheimer's, Dementia, Parkinson's, ALS, Stroke, Blindness/Deafness, Cancer, Diabetes, On Hospice, Paraplegic/Quadriplegic, Post-op or Rehab, Bedbound
I used to run animal shelters, and worked in Wildlife rehabilitation (I lived at a Recovery Sanctuary for injured wildlife), ran a Food Bank, worked as a VISTA volunteer in a free clinic. I simply like to help other beings with compassion, kindness and tender loving care, no matter the species.
We classify our helpers in three tiers of services:
This helper bee can help light housekeeping, errands, grocery shopping, companionship, medication reminders and cooking.
This helper bee can help showering, toileting, grooming and transferring assistance.
This helper bee can help patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia, Parkinson’s disease, strokes and ALS.