Betsy Gold

Labor Day? Thanksgiving? When To Offer Holiday Pay To Your Caregiver

Caregivers working during a holiday are commonly offered holiday pay and if you don’t have a plan in place, this is a good time to decide how you'll compensate your home care aide during all holidays throughout the year.

Caregiver Cash and Expense Management

Don’t Forget These Minor Costs When Hiring a Caregiver

Life After Driving: Creative Ways to Help Your Senior Get Around

Providing safe transportation is one of the first challenges many families encounter when a senior chooses to age in place.

How to Help Your Senior Avoid Loneliness While Aging in Place

Aging in place

Today many seniors prefer to stay in their own homes as long as possible, but family and friends often have concerns for their safety and well-being -- especially during the pandemic.

How to Make Home Safe After a Hospital Visit

Many families don’t realize how much a loved one’s health has deteriorated until a fall sends her to the hospital.

Hiring a Caregiver When You Live Far From Your Aging Parents

hiring a caregiver for elderly parents

If you live far away and are busy juggling your own career and family, it can be difficult to care for an aging parent.

Four Things to Know Before Hiring a Caregiver for a Senior with Alzheimer's

Whatever your needs, there’s an in-home caregiver that’s right for your family. But finding that person depends on clearly understanding your aging parent’s condition or disease, and defining the specific care he requires.

Want Your Life Back? There’s No Need to Feel Guilty

Whether you stepped in to help an elderly relative out of love, a sense of responsibility, or financial necessity, caregiving can sometimes feel like a burden – even for the most devoted family members.

Why Educating Your Caregiver is a Win Win

Where to Turn When Your Caregiver Needs More Training

3 Practical Success Strategies for Family Caregivers

Though providing care for an aging parent may start as a sprint, it often becomes a marathon. Perhaps   an injury or illness sends you scrambling for emergency care, but you soon realize that your senior won’t recover fully.

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