About who needs care: She is a 90-year-old mother of eight. She has lived an active life and used to always be busy. She has several recent underlying health conditions that have caused her to slow down significantly. She is a religious person. She loves warm sunny days. She loves to sit and watch the water from her chair and on her front porch as well as sit under a tree on the neighborhood beach. She loves to read paint creative color and write. She gets around with a walker but needs assistance with most tasks and needs someone to be with her and to prepare her meals as well as do some light housekeeping and run her errands.
About the care needs: We are looking for a compassionate caring person who has a lot of patience and kindness. Someone who would enjoy living a quiet life in a quiet neighborhood. Someone who enjoys going to church as well as reading and painting would be nice. Someone who would motivate her to get up and move and go for walks or car rides. Would prefer a non-smoker and non-drinker. Someone with a valid drivers license who can pass a background check. Bonded and insured would be a plus.
Services needed include: transportation, meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, companionship, feeding, and bathing / dressing.
Preference for a caregiver who is female.