About who needs care: Mom gets around OK. Would like an assistant that can help her get dressed (arthritis makes it a little hard), make a meal, run errands, and take her to her activities and appointments. Do not need an everyday assistant. Probably 3 days a week.
About the care needs: Younger, social, fun and positive. My mother is a very social person, who has been slowed down as a result of COVID shutdowns. She has started to get out again and I think an assistant is a better option than assisted or even independent living at a retirement community. My mom was a teacher for 40 years, so she has a lot of friends, and likes to do a lot of things,
Services needed include: transportation, meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, feeding, and bathing / dressing.