About who needs care: Recently diagnosed with Dementia, although lives alone and manages all financial affairs and appointments. Driving. However has been told no more driving and her memory is declining quickly. She is hard of hearing also. She is an ex NYC Rockette and loves ballroom dancing and takes lessons weekly. She stays up late and wakes up late, she loves FOX news and movies. She would have coffee, then a breakfast of avacado and toast and mayo with tomato... something like that, then phone calls and relaxation and household duties, and possibly and appointment or grocery shopping or banking or dancing will get her out of the house. But things have changed greatly
About the care needs: Just a care provider that makes her feel safe and keeps her safe. Encourage eating and even make her a meal. Reminder her of her medicines and be aware of what she takes and if she is taking them properly. companionship is nice. Mom is a christian and always enjoys talking about that. She is clean and tidy too. A personality that would fit for mom would be one that has some experience or training with a person that has dementia. Distraction from things she sees. Understanding and affirmation
Services needed include: transportation, meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, and companionship.