Helper Profile

Mari S.

Location

Lincoln city, OR

Personality

Listener

Services

Bumble Bee, Honey Bee, Specialty Bee

Straight Shooter
Cheerleader
Listener

Meet This Helper

Name

Mari S.

Location

Lincoln City, OR

Services

Running Errands, Light Housekeeping, Cooking/Preparing Meals, Bathing, Grooming, Feeding, Toileting, Transportation, Dressing, Laundry, Supervision for Safety, Incontinence Care, Companionship, Medication Reminders, Medication Administration

Interests

I enjoy gardening, beachcombing, anything in nature, walking, organizing, making order of things, housekeeping, hearing people stories.

About Me

I have a stellar work ethic. I am extremely reliable, compassionate, thoughtful. I am very outgoing and approachable. I am experienced in reading people's moods and can anticipate what approach is best. I have a diversified background in caregiving, crisis response, chaplaincy, Healthcare, retail management in customer service. I can find a way to connect with just about anybody. I am creative in my approach in my solutions. I try to always be neutral open and curious about any situation. The thing I love most about being a caregiver is supporting people in finding their own gifts and their own empowerment; said that they can be as independent as possible.

Additional Information

Allergic to Smoke and Latex; Comfortable Working with Pets; Willing to Commute up to 20 Miles

Experience

Education/Certification

None

Caregiving Experience

Private-Duty Senior Caregiver, Home Health/Hospice Aid, Assisted Living Facility Support Staff, Family/Friend Caregiver

Caregiving Specialties

Alzheimer's, Dementia, Parkinson's, Stroke, Cancer, Diabetes, On Hospice, Paraplegic/Quadriplegic, Post-op or Rehab

Additional Experience

I've had a career in retail management oh, I worked as a phlebotomist for seven years in a hospital and for a blood bank. I lived on a llama Ranch while I was in graduate school. I have a bachelor degree in communication and a master of divinity degree. I have 2800 hours of clinical practice as a chaplain residence at the VA and Oregon State Hospital. I worked as a Chaplain in healthcare in long-term care facilities as well as hospice. I've also worked as a vacation housekeeper and food server in cafes and fine dining.

Years of Caregiving Experience

10+ years

Services Offered

We classify our helpers in three tiers of services:

Honeybee

This helper bee can help light housekeeping, errands, grocery shopping, companionship, medication reminders and cooking.

Bumblebee

This helper bee can help showering, toileting, grooming and transferring assistance.

Specialty Bee

This helper bee can help patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia, Parkinson’s disease, strokes and ALS.

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