$15 – 30/hr
About who needs care: My mother has Parkinson's and recently had a stroke. Her Parkinson's causes significant mobility impairment and the stroke caused significant cognition impairment. These conditions are on the background of an extraordinarily headstrong and obstinate personality.
About the care needs: Caregiver needs to be exceedingly patient and somewhat "thick-skinned". Caregiver needs to be comfortable with someone who will fall frequently and caregiver needs to be able to lift 150 pounds.
Services needed include: meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, companionship, feeding, bathing / dressing, and mobility assistance.