Betsy Gold

Fingerprint Background Checks Are a Must for Caregivers

If you’ve ever watched a crime drama, this scene is probably familiar. A beat cop hustles a criminal into the police station for booking.

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

If you don’t have a holiday pay plan in place, this is a good time to decide how you’ll offer holiday pay throughout the year.

How to Protect Your Senior from Financial Abuse

Is your senior safe from financial abuse? You might be surprised.

Can I Ask My Mom’s Caregiver to Vacuum the House?

Two of the biggest advantages of hiring a private caregiver are control and choice. You and your caregiver simply agree to the terms of work – including services, hours, and pay rate – and get started.

When Your Senior Needs Care, You Need a Support Network

Finding care for your aging parent is a huge responsibility, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Can your mom age in place, or do you need to consider a residential facility? Should you hire a private caregiver or a licensed home health aide?

Important: Take Steps Now to Make Sure Your Aide Can Travel During a Curfew

As cities across America put curfew orders in place to calm civil unrest, you’ll want to take immediate steps to ensure your private home health aide is not barred from traveling to and from work.

Do I Need A Nurse Or A Senior Caregiver?

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My Mom Can't Put in Her Own Eye Drops — Now What?

Make Sure Your Home Aide Can Travel Amid Curfews and Lockdowns

As governments around the nation announce travel restrictions, curfews, and other lockdown measures to curb the spread of coronavirus, you’ll want to take immediate steps to ensure your private home health aide is not barred from traveling t

No Matter Your Age, These 10 Common Conditions Escalate Your Covid-19 Risk

With so much coronavirus attention focused on the vulnerability of adults over 60, health experts worldwide are ramping up warnings that seniors are not the only ones at increased risk of contracting the Covid-19 disease.

Six Coronavirus Tips for Your Home Health Aide & You

As the Covid-19 disease spreads in communities throughout the United States, you’ll want to check in more regularly than usual to monitor the situation in your loved ones’ homes and in their communities.

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