$15 – 25/hr
Seeking care for my mother in her 80s. Services needed: companionship, bathing / dressing, meal preparation, medication prompting, help staying physically active, light housekeeping. Looking for someone with 3+ years of experience caring for seniors. Specialized care needs: support for memory care. Female caregiver preferred. A little more about my mother: she can be anxious, lethargic, pleasant, grouchy, independent. My mother has an Alzheimer's diagnosis. She is living independently and my hope is to find someone that Has experience dealing with dementia and the challenges that disease presents regarding change of mood . At this time she needs reminders and companionship. She has never been a very active person so the majority of her time is spent watching television and sitting. I'm looking for someone who is patient, quiet. Pleasant and not pushy. CNA certification required. Non-smoker. Enjoys cooking. Has had experience caring for dementia patients. Has an understanding of healthy eating and possible experience with diabetes. My mother requires daily reminders at this time and is struggling with the fact she's losing her independence. The right person will approach these issues without making her feel like she is being controlled Her short term memory is poor so she often repeats the same statement.