Betsy Gold

Fourth of July? Christmas? When to Offer Holiday Pay to Your Caregiver

With the Fourth of July upon us, it's important to communicate your holiday pay plan to your home health aide. 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.

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.

Talking to Your Caregiver About Coronavirus

With the potential for seniors over 65 to be at greater risk of the coronavirus, it’s important that families take the recommended precautions for themselves as well as their elderly loved ones.

Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Your Caregiver

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There's no better way to thank a special caregiver than with a thoughtful holiday gift. And if time is running out and your gift list just seems to grow longer every day, we've got some quick fixes for you.

Starting the Conversation About Elder Care With Aging Parents

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For many of us, a week does not go by without someone raising the topic of home care for an aging parent. The path to resolution is a long one. Parents are often resistant, or even in denial.

Is Home Safe for Your Senior? Find Out with These 3 Questions

For seniors and their adult children, the family home may be a source of comfort, safety, and happy memories. So it’s easy to understand the appeal of aging in place. Still, your senior’s safety has to be your top priority.

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