About who needs care: need help for BOTH parents
father - 83 congestive heart failure and kidney disease, newly in wheel chair, needs help transferring. great hearing, sight, cognition.
Mother - 98 blind, 20% hearing in one ear, moderate dementia very compliant. uses cane to feel way when walking. needs set up for shower and eating.
household - need cooking and light housework plus transport to appointments
love books and music.
About the care needs: . my father is former business owner and author, plus author. Marion is delightful, and when she lived with us, we just gave her small things she liked (crackers) and she was extremely appreciative.
now she has stopped eating in rehab - we have a crisis
Services needed include: transportation, meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, and mobility assistance.