Gainesville, Florida 32697-4925


  • Part time
  • $to be determined/per week

Job Description

Albert will be 87 in November. He lives with us, his son and daughter-in-law. We currently have a comitted excellent home healthcare person who picks him up from adult daycare daily and is with him from 3-6:30 M-F. On Mondays and Fridays she is with him from 9:45 AM to 6:30 PM wtih a two hour break. She has agreed to stay with us until Al dies. This could be a while as he is in excellent health. He walks with a walker about 6K steps a day, loves to go to the movies, plays and art museums and music is his life.
    Albert's diagnosis is vascular Dementia. He is still able to dress and shower himself, yet needs insturctions and reminders for the sequencing of his ADL's. He is fit, and cares about how he looks. He takes good care of his teeth. We make all of his food for him as he is a recovered diabetic. He takes his food with him when he leaves the house. We have a disabled parking permit for those of us who drive him.
   We need a skilled, mature, experienced eldercare nurse on the weekends, from 10:30-6:30 PM. We would like this to be the same person for Saturdays and Sundays. Albert has longterm healthcare insurance and his policy will cover a registered nurse.
    We have two cats. Keo, Alberts's daughter in law, is a retired personal trainer and competitive strength athlete. Albert is a Korean War veteran who used to play basketball for the Air Force. He never saw conbat, yet survived a fatal car accident in his early 60s. He walks with a gaited limp and is balance challenged. Happy, healthy and alert, Al maintians a good sense of humor, has a positive attitude about life and is compliant and easygoing. 

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