$15 – 30/hr
About who needs care: Arrhythmia, fragile skin, diminishing short term memory.
Hairdresser over 40 years, likes reading, playing bridge, using her Kindle to play FreeCell, gardening
Am: breakfast, PT exercises, read, use kindle, short nap, lunch at noon
Pm: lunch noon, perform any tasked (fold laundry, sewing repairs), read, use kindle, if weather nice sit on porch
About the care needs: Important for caregivers to be patient and kind. Helps if they have an interest they can share. Mom loves telling stories and hearing stories as well.
Services needed include: companionship, feeding, bathing / dressing, and mobility assistance.