About who needs care: Recently diagnosed with Parkinson's. Has poor balance and coordination issues. Fall risk. Needs supervision for exercise routine and to safely move around the house (using a walker). May need help changing clothes. Simple housekeeping tasks would be helpful too.
Sample Routine. Help getting out of bed, supervise/assist getting dressed, taking meds, eating breakfast. Supervise exercise routines (provided by physical therapist). Light housekeeping tasks or provide conversation and companionship.
About the care needs: Ideal caregiver is male, but female is also acceptable. Familiarity with exercise and ability to follow therapy instructions. Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred. Experience with Parkinson's or elders with balance issues. Hobbies can be varied, but my dad enjoys baseball, watching westerns, and Mexican music and movies.
Services needed include: transportation, meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, companionship, feeding, bathing / dressing, and mobility assistance.