Seeking care for my father in his 80s. Services needed: medication prompting, help staying physically active, mobility assistance. Specialized care needs: support for chronic illness. Female caregiver preferred. A little more about my father: he can be grouchy, independent. My father, Luther M, has Parkinson's disease and is 85 years old. Because of recent decline he can only walk with walker and he has trouble verbally expressing his thoughts. I'm looking for someone who is patient, firm, fond of pets. Patient person with a good sense of humor but can also be firm. My father has had many falls and my mother can't help him. He usually crawls to a piece of furniture to pull himself up. Sometimes he doesn't make sense and other times he does. He is a proud man and falling upsets him. Compassionate care is a must! He has had a torn rotator cuff in right arm for 6 weeks and just went to orthopedic. He is having heart cath tomorrow. He has been sleeping a lot so may have a blockage.- heart rate 41 and low blood pressure. I live in Louisiana and have to go back to my family soon. Also my mother reluctant to have a sitter even though she is worn out caring for him.