About who needs care: He has advanced cardiac disease. He is still very active, but unsteady on his feet. He has back surgery planned in three months. He lives on 140 acres and likes to be outside. He needs someone to make sure he has meals, besides frozen food and eats adequately each day. His live in caregiver needs someone at least 3 to 4 days a week so that they can travel home, three hours away, each week. He does not want to be a burden and will not tell that he has fallen or injured himself. At minimum someone has to check on him daily and preferably spend at least 3 to 4 hours a day with him. He has Cardiac Rehab three days a week at 9 a.m. M-W-F in Fairfield, Tx.
About the care needs: Someone who likes the outdoors. Male or female. He is mentally sharp and watches a lot of news programs and history, world travel, etc. He loves to read, but if his back and the weather will allow he will be on a riding lawnmower everyday.
Services needed include: transportation, meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, and companionship.