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Kathy S., Care Companion in Indio, CA 92203 with 2 years paid experience

Kathy S. Care Companion in Indio, CA 92203

Looking for part-time work as a care companion.

  • First aid certification

    Certification is self-reported and not verified.

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    First aid certification

  • CPR certification

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    CPR certification

Indio, CA

  • 2 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: More than 6 months

Home Care Rates $30 per hour

Kathy’s Bio

I have a Bachelors from UC Berkeley and a Masters from San Francisco State. I'm a professional chef, health coach, personal trainer, and ordained clergy. I have a health coaching business in the cochlea valley called THRIVE health coaching and am certified in nutritional and integrative medicine for mental health. I am also a certified trauma professional and meditation instructor. I have worked as a private chef and occasional companion since 1994. Prior to that I worked as a chef in the restaurant industry. Most recently I worked as a private chef/part time companion for an elderly couple in La Quinta who needed care after the husband suffered a massive heart attack. I am physically fit, articulate and empathetic. I adore older people and always feel like I get the better end of the transaction: they give me their wisdom for merely showing up and paying attention!


Age Specific Experience

2 years paid experience with:

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

Experience with providing basic care services:

  • Conversation and companionship
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication reminders
  • Exercise/Physical activities
  • Shopping

Experience with providing personal care services:

  • Feeding and special diet

Experience with providing individualized services:

  • Meal Planning
  • Nutrition Education

Availability & Job Preferences

Availability Duration

Prefers to provide visiting care

  • Permanent (1 to 2 years)

Job Duration

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


My availability is valid through 11/5/20

  • Weekday Afternoons
  • Weekday Evenings
  • Weekends Daytime
  • Weekends Evenings

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Kathy S.
Kathy S.
Indio, CA 92203

years experience

Home Care Rates $30 per hour

  • First aid training

  • CPR certification

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