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Mary B., Care Companion in Berkeley, CA 94704 with 5 years paid experience

Mary B. Care Companion in Berkeley, CA 94704

Looking for part-time work as a care companion.

Berkeley, CA

5 years paid experience

Last signed in: More than 6 months

Home Care Rates $35 per hour

Mary’s Bio

I love working in companion care and the end-of-life field because I am fascinated by the human mind andthe human condition. I feel of highest service when helping others be comfortable, whatever the situation may be.

my resume :

End-of-Life Doula — 2009-present
Help clients at end of life to experience a “good death” as defined by their own requirements, preferences, and wishes. The heart of the work is listening, while holding unconditional positive regard for the speaker.

Dementia Companion 2017 -present.
Companion services to clients in all stages of dementia. Listening with unconditional positive regard, being a friend. Sharing pictures, videos and comprehensive written notes with family.

Working Artist - 2003 -present
Life-long artist with 14 years in my own West Oakland studio, specializing in surface design. Artistic media include: book arts - handmade paper, hand marbled paper, paper structures, paper sculpture, calligraphy, maker of all manner of things.

Shaklee Corp. 1979-2003
Manager, Forecasting and Business Information Group 1996-2003
In-house Consultant, Business Intelligence 1990-1996
Programmer Analyst Manager, Sales and Marketing 1979-1990

University of Vermont - End-of-Life Doula Certificate 2019

Universities of California, Minnesota, Iowa -1972-1982

Excellent references available.


Age Specific Experience

5 years paid experience with:

  • 55 to 64 years old
  • 65 to 74 years old
  • 75 to 84 years old
  • Over 85 years old

Experience with providing basic care services:

  • Conversation and companionship
  • Safety supervision
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication reminders
  • Social activities
  • Light housekeeping
  • Exercise/Physical activities
  • Laundry and linen changes
  • Shopping
  • Mobility assistance

Experience with providing personal care services:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Feeding and special diet
  • Toileting

Availability & Job Preferences

Availability Duration

Prefers to provide visiting care

  • Short term (1 to 3 months)
  • Temporary (4 to 12 months)
  • Permanent (1 to 2 years)

Job Duration

  • Willing to consider a part time position
  • Start date is flexible


My availability is valid through 10/20/22

  • Weekday Early Morning
  • Day-time Weekdays (M - F)

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Mary B.
Mary B.
Berkeley, CA 94704

years experience

Home Care Rates $35 per hour

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