$17 – 50/hr
Saint Louis, MO
About who needs care: 64-year-old lifelong family and business leader.
Fell Ill at 58ish with cognitive issues and a touch of (brain origin) vision probs. Script Eye wear changes and obvious physical characteristics monitored over years - evidenced frontal lobe issues affecting her vision.
Active and happy go lucky her whole life. No drugs. A couple drinks social throughout adulthood. Not a tv watcher or heavy workouts or sleeping around type. Like to get up, eat, music, talk, outside sun daily, walks, foody, loves swimming, floating, laying out short spurts. Easy games, zoo, movie, restaurants, ball game. A couple hours at a time at zoo or anything really.
Needs help, monitor toilet, assist bath 1 or 2 a week pending her activity. Help cooking, walks, almost everything but sitting and visiting or music. Meds when present at morning evening.
Very involved family. Flexible, looking for 1 or 2 special caregivers for a very special sister. 6 of us total 1 in Minnesota and unable to help other than short visits here and there.
I'm her brother and would live with her. Need to be able to work. Sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends will be around to smooth schedules and avoid burnout for any of us. Looking for good natured happy caregivers that really enjoy it - if paid fairly and properly and treated with respect and appreciation. BECAUSE WE KNOW HOW HARD YOUR JOB IS. Looking for a few good people to help us care for our special, kind, gentle, good natured sister.
About the care needs: Good natured loving type. We will care for our caregivers. Ty
Services needed include: meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, companionship, feeding, and bathing / dressing.