Family ID: 1780892

Need Caregiver for elderly for:
Companionship and conversation, Walks and outings, Mobility support, Errands/Shopping, Cleaning & Laundry, Light domestic work, Cooking meals, Bathing & Dressing

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Name Rose

State New Jersey

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Job Start: Jan 2023 - May 2023

Time of stay: 3-6 Months

Last action: 1 days ago

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Welcome Letter to the Au Pair

Hello Future Elder/ Senior Live In Helper / Home Share with Elderly :)

Kindly READ FULL PROFILE "BEFORE" RESPONDING to Make sure we are a "Match" :)

Thanks for understanding :)

We are looking for 1 thoughtful, kind, energetic, playful good hearted person : )

If you already had some English classes (B1) and want to improve your current skills, we can help : )

I am Rose, 55 female (youngest of 7). My fiance is 62. We have been together a long time. My mom Marie has a sharp mind with Italian background. Her mind is determined. Her body is fragile.

We live in New Jersey, USA. 5 minutes from the beach or the Atlantic Ocean. There is also a board walk and many nice restaurants. 5 minutes to a few towns with lots of restaurants and entertainment and shopping (large outlets). 15 minutes to Red Bank (also a very nice town esp in the winter). 1 hour+ from New York City. 5 minutes to local hospital(where I worked). Sometimes we travel to Florida.

I am a Medical Technologist (worked in the microbiology lab:), however, I switched to promoting health and wellness testing. I now work from my home office with some overnight travel too. (I am also a wellness coach and entrepreneur, time permitting :) We are college graduates (some years ago : ) We are very into health and nutrition and eating good healthy food (not too much junk food except for ice cream and chocolate :) But come from an Italian background so my mom loves Italian food!:) Please be willing to learn how to cook healthy and Italian meals too.

We love to stay physically fit and keep active. We walk on the boardwalk near the beach or hikes. Healthy lifestyle.
We Appreciate music. Fiance came from a musical family. Like movies, mom likes her game shows, and so much more! It would be much better if you have similar interests or at least enjoy to go for a walk.

We do NOT smoke or do drugs and we do NOT want anyone here that does either.
(NO smokers inside or outside)!

I enjoy a glass of wine a few times a year or so. That's it. We are NOT looking for drinkers or partiers.
We like a positive upbeat atmosphere. We know life happens but we try not to burden mom with any worries at this stage in her life. No drama. Just want her around a positive person. We love pets but do not have any at this time. We watch my sisters small dog on occasion. We love to go to see the animals at the animal park/safari. :)
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Job Description

Looking for someone to come near end of February or March timeframe to assist my elderly mom, which will include: cooking/meal prep (important : ). We are into health and nutrition (strong nutritional background), mobility support (walking near her while she uses walker to go to bathroom, If her knees hurt, using the wheelchair, bathroom assistance. Light housekeeping (vacuum, dust, clean up in kitchen and bathroom).

You must have patience, empathy, kindness, compassionate, understanding, affectionate and prefer even a little experience, even if it was helping your grandparents and caring for small children : ). A good hearted person!

Must be respectful, patient, trustworthy, honest with healthy boundaries.
- We are trusting our 'mom' 'with you' so that is more important than 'Gold' and it's a mutual honor to earn that respect and trust.

- We are hard workers, so we like hard workers and appreciate you being proactive to help out as needed once you understand the needs here and are comfortable. Please be organized. Check off list as completed.

Plan ahead, reading about fall prevention techniques if you do not know already, proactively learning to help the elderly, in the bathroom, meal prep, cooking, mobility, taking the care seriously, yet can be playful and fun too : )

- We will show you how to take Blood Pressure, and ask you to remind her when to take meds or vitamins.

- Take Mom for walks in wheel chair, if nice out, a little affection - back, arm, leg massage, which is good for her circulation and blood pressure and to give her a calm feeling.
Need someone very mindful, and caring attitude and "thinking" of 'mom'.

- background check.

- We will do video calls of course to get to know each other prior :)

Seek honest and trustworthy person. : ) You should have healthy boundaries.

We love to provide a fun experience for you of course! Willing to show you around at the New Jersey shore/beach and other adventures! We love animals! Healthy lifestyle, exercise, walks, good music (no rap). Fiance comes from musical family.
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Family Information

Taking care of special needs children/people required - Yes

Family has pets No

Family lives in Suburb

Age group of elderly/senior 55+

Does elderly/senior live alone? No, it's a couple or more people in the household

Nationality American

Languages spoken at home English

Religion Catholic

Importance of religion Important

Employment Medical assistant / Doctor

People living in the house 3

Age and gender of elderly/senior 90s Italian Mom, born in USA. In good shape. Sharp.Needs help with cooking/prep all meals, hydration, vitamin reminders,bathroom assistance sometimes. Uses walker. Walk near her when she is walking sometimes. Know basic CPR or First Aid and Fall Pre

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Job Requirements

Riding a bike required - Yes
First Aid Training required - Yes

Working Hours (per week) 35 - 40

Pocket Money of Home share with elderly (per month) 1 USD

Salary of Caregiver for elderly 1 USD

Required Gender Female

Duration of Stay 3-6 Months

Earliest Starting Date Jan 2023

Latest Starting Date May 2023

Looking for Caregiver for elderly and Home share with elderly

Children's/People's Age

Children/People to take care of -

Minimum Childcare Experience No preferences

We need a tutor who can teach

How old are the students the Tutor should teach?

We need assistance and support in Companionship and conversation, Walks and outings, Mobility support, Errands/Shopping, Cleaning & Laundry, Light domestic work, Cooking meals, Bathing & Dressing

Preferred Nationalities American - USA, Canadian, Colombian, Dominican, Ecuadorian, English, Italian, Mexican, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Roman, Ukrainian

Language Skills
 English, Minimum Native Language
- or -
 English, Minimum Intermediate (B1)

Education Level University

Willing to pay/share the travel costs? Open to discuss travel and pay to make it worth your trip and experience:).

Required Age 20-55

Accepts Smokers No

Taking care of special needs children/people required Yes

Taking care of pets required No

Swimming required No

Riding a bike required Yes

The applicant can attend language courses No

First Aid Training required Yes

Driving required No

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Family Description

My mom has 7 children and many grand and great grandchildren. We come from a large Italian family. We will treat you like family.
Mom has a fun joking playful personality : )

- We would love to provide a great experience here for YOU too! :)
A good quality solid person with the same values and integrity is most important.

- We are Christian (Catholic). We really prefer if you are similar as we will share the same values.
We go to church. Read the Bible at times but should more often:)

- Mom and Fiance understands Italian and some Spanish, but speaks English.
-I come from Italian and French background (born in USA). I Took Spanish and French classes but don't remember all too much so it's important you have some English basics for helping mom.

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I will provide a fully furnished bedroom, and bathroom. (the bathroom will be shared more so, when mom occupies the other bathroom).

There is also a kitchenette near the bedroom upstairs (small fridge and microwave oven and seating area). There is also use of kitchen, with new stainless steel appliances (stove- not shown in pics here), new front loading washer and dryer, internet and tv antenna, Roku internet tv, etc. (For your knowledge: A professional male good friend and good person in late 50's who lives in Pennsylvania (3 hours a way) stays here in the other private bedroom (has own private bath) since he works down the street at the Outlets as a Manager), so then he drives home once per week to save on time and gas. He is very busy working, married with adult children, says his friendly hellos and keeps to himself, and does not want any drama here, as we do not either. So you will hardly see him, and it will seem like he is not even here but just wanted you to know).

I do have a bike you can use, if needed.

Please ask if you have any questions and we look forward to learning about you and why you want to help out the elderly and explore with a different family :)

I am looking to make a decision once I find the right fit!

Thank You : )
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