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Shannan S. Care Companion in Aurora, IL 60502

Looking for full or part-time work as a care companion.

  • First aid certification

    First aid certification

  • CPR certification

    CPR certification

Aurora, IL

  • Age 47
  • 1 year paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: This week

Home Care Rates $20 per hour

Shannan’s Bio

I am a caregiver, born with a heart for service. I have worked as a Career Nanny and Home Manager for 5 years in Oklahoma, Alabama and Chicago. I served as a volunteer Senior Companion in an assisted living facility in Oklahoma, where I helped senior's manage their medications, grocery shop and partake in gentle exercise. I also organized game nights, Family Day and worked with the local schools to bring senior's in to tell their life stories. For my own grandparents, I provided respite care on several occasions, which was my joy.

During this time I was also raising my two wonderful sons and managing a busy home. For the past year, I have been working as a Nanny Home Manager, but I find myself missing interacting with seniors. I find I get more from them than I could ever hope to give.

I have a Bachelors degree in Psychology and I've worked in the public schools as a special education paraeducator. I have owned my own successful interior design and home organization business and for 3 years I worked as a high level executive assistant. I am CPR certified. I have strong communication and writing skills, and a work ethic that drives me to gonabove abd beyond. I bond easily with those I care for and get along wel with all personalities. I am patient, persistent and positive - the three P's.

I would love to work with someone who does not have serious health issues, as I am not medically trained. I am comfortable working with those suffering from early stages of Alzheimer's, depression, physical limitations or other health issues not requiring medical training. I am comfortable working with family members and consider myself their partner in providing the very best care for their loved one.

If you think I might be a good fit for your needs, I would love to hear from you. All the best to you.


Age Specific Experience

1 year 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
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication reminders
  • Social activities
  • Light housekeeping
  • Exercise/Physical activities
  • Laundry and linen changes
  • Shopping
  • Mobility assistance

Experience with providing personal care services:

  • Dressing
  • Grooming

Experience with providing individualized services:

  • Medication Administration
  • Medication Assistance
  • Medication Management
  • Grooming Guidance
  • Assistance with Pets
  • Meal Planning
  • Nutrition Education
  • Mobility Training

Experience with providing health & medical services:

  • Pain Management

Willing to run errands

Willing to provide non-medical transportation (e.g. to appointments, shopping, errands, etc.)

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)
  • Permanent (2 or more years)
  • On call (as needed)

Job Duration

  • Will consider either a part time or full time position
  • Start date is flexible


My availability is valid through 7/21/18

  • Open (all day, everyday)
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Shannan S.
Shannan S.
Aurora, IL 60502

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years experience

Home Care Rates $20 per hour

  • Basic background check

  • First aid training

  • CPR certification

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