About who needs care: I'm my dad's regular caregiver. My husband need care a week at a time for respite. Dad is 103 and needs help when he walks with walker, meal prep, bathing and getting ready for bed. He is under hospice care and has some confusion but he's not aggressive or abusive. Loves to watch sports on TV and plays spider solitaire on his laptop. He has a 14-year-old chihuahua named Trixie. She has automatic feeder and water. She just needs taking out several times a day.
About the care needs: Caring and patient. He still goes to the bathroom either in his portable potty in his room or in the bathroom. He needs help wiping himself after a BM. He's modest but the hospice CNA gives him a bath 2 times a week. He has been dressing himself when he gets up around 5 a.m. He goes to bed by 4:30 p.m. He will get up at night to use his potty.
Services needed include: meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, feeding, bathing / dressing, and mobility assistance.