Live-in Companion/Caregiver needed to provide general companionship and assistance to 91-year-old woman who is fairly independent but uses a cane for mobility. The principal is an early riser, often starting the day at 5am. Candidates must be early risers as well. She enjoys keeping busy around the house, watching old movies and greatly enjoys her garden and crossword puzzles.
The companion will be responsible for assisting her with general hygiene, including helping her in and out of the shower and remaining in the room in case she needs assistance. Will be responsible for light housekeeping and organizational projects in-between visits from the housekeeper who provides deep cleaning every other week. Will be responsible for laundry and keeping the kitchen clean and neat. There is an older cat in the home and the companion will be responsible for caring for the litter box and taking it to vet appointments as needed.

The Mrs. does cook but may ask for assistance in the kitchen. Companion will be responsible for grocery shopping, menu planning and keeping healthy food on hand. Should be willing to cook if needed. Ideal candidates will possess a warm and friendly demeanor and be a good conversationalist. Must be willing to wake up early and adapt the same schedule as the principal. Must have a good driving record and previous live-in experience. The household is 3,000sq ft and has an elevator and three floors. The companion will have the choice of the 2nd or 3rd floor for their living accommodations. Competitive salary is offered.

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