$15 – 20/hr
Seeking care for my loved one in his 80s. Services needed: companionship, bathing / dressing, meal preparation, medication prompting, help staying physically active, transportation, light housekeeping, errands / shopping. Specialized care needs: support for memory care. A little more about my loved one: he can be pleasant, outgoing. I'm looking for someone who is patient, chatty, fond of pets. Able to deal with dementia, someone who is reliable and will show up on time. Good communication skills. Enjoys their work. Friendly. Gary likes to take his Chihuahua to the park and walk around. Gary uses a motorized chair but he can walk. He has short term memory loss but his long-term memory seems to be intact. He needs to be reminded many times about events that are to come. Area social enjoys talking with people, but he has become a bit alienated at his current apartment complex he is in now because of a click of individuals that have decided he is not to be accepted. Gary has four separate caregiver now the come in once or twice a week depending on their schedules. I would like to find one person that would like to work 5 days a week and fill in the other two days with my current caregiver.