$15 – 40/hr
About who needs care: Logopenic variant of Primary Progressive Aphasia
Mom watches TV, can do sticker puzzles, likes to walk outside a little bit
Takes meds in morning, eats cereal for breakfast, then has to be presented with lunch and dinner in order to get her to eat. She cant do stuff she used to do, like reading, crosswords, etc. so I'm still trying to figure out activities for her
About the care needs: Quiet, likes animals (we have 3 cats that can be confined to our bedroom if necessary but sometimes mom likes to have them near), has skills to cope with Alzheimer's, mom cant communicate well, and doesn't understand well when spoken to. Caregiver needs a lot of patience.
Services needed include: meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, and companionship.