$15 – 17/hr
About who needs care: Mother is 93 and has difficulty with steady walking. She uses a walker and is able tend to her own personal needs -- we just need someone to be there when she showers, help with meals and companionship. She does have medication to take 2x daily which she misses often. She is an avid reader and likes to knit and craft. She has lived alone for most her her life -- was widowed in her 60's. An ideal day would be someone there in the morning to get her breakfast and checking on how she is feeling maybe help with an activity. She also likes to play cards.
About the care needs: Ideally someone who is light hearted, a little older themselves who is a good listener. Mother definitely likes her quiet time so the person doesn't have to be a constant talker. They should be able to do light housekeeping, cook meals, and be able to administer medication and be able to use a blood pressure machine.
Services needed include: transportation, meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, companionship, feeding, and bathing / dressing.