$13 – 16/hr
About who needs care: 83 years old former minister and architect. Still married to wife of 62 years. Mom is 84 years old.
Is in mid-late stage of Alzheimer's and needs care for dressing and continence. Still enjoys a walk but is rapidly losing words and getting cranky. Day and schedule focus mostly on staying in a good mood.
About the care needs: Reliability and trustworthiness are essential. Someone who understands the process and progression of Alzheimer's would be best to ensure gentle firmness (with some humor) to get basic tasks of daily living done safely.
Services needed include: meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, companionship, feeding, bathing / dressing, and mobility assistance.