$25 – 40/hr
About who needs care:
81-year-old male with dementia, characterized by extreme short term memory loss & confusion, and who takes a number of meds throughout the day. His wife, his primary caregiver, will have spine surgery April 5, expected to return home after rehabilitation approx. April 17-19, but will continue to need services for 1-2 weeks after her return. Primarily Spanish speaker, but understands English.
About the care needs: Medication reminders & vigilance (and/or administration), prevent wandering, reminders to prevent confusion, light meal prep & housekeeping, companionship. Need significant hours the week of April 10, gradually reducing over the next few weeks as Mom returns home & begins to recover.