$18 – 35/hr
Silver Spring, MD
About who needs care: high blood pressure; a bit of delirium/dementia that's being treated with medication from doctor; likes crossword puzzles; looking at sports on TV. Ideal day getting up at 6-7 a.m. take blood pressure, get dressed, eat puree breakfast and take morning meds, take blood pressure again 2 hours after morning meds, relax watch TV or crossword puzzle, check mail or bills, eat puree lunch at 12:30pm, do some stretching or light exercises for strength; relax; at 5:30 p.m. eat puree dinner and take evening meds; relax and watch TV; at 7-8 p.m. starting getting ready for bed with bath and putting night clothes on and taking night meds with warm milk; go to sleep at 9 p.m.
About the care needs: looking for an aid or caregiver to assist with certain areas of daily routine. Does not need full assistance.
Services needed include: meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, feeding, and bathing / dressing.