$17 – 28/hr
About who needs care: Marcia has Huntington's Disease with symptoms that mimic Parkinson's difficulty walking (mobility) and somewhat unstable. Needs assistance dressing and cannot prepare or serve food for herself. Watches tv but needs assistance turning it on changing channels. Is generally sedentary and although her mind is still sharp cannot speak up due to cognitive impairment does not initiate conversation
About the care needs: Someone who is a self starter and will initiate conversation and household activities; can prepare snacks & simple meals; do simple housekeeping; maybe run local errands to the store; take Marcia out to lunch. Provide companionship and safe situation. Blend in with the husband and existing service dog. Help Marcia get up & shower and get dressed and make breakfast on occasion.
Services needed include: meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, feeding, and bathing / dressing.