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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.

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.

In-Home Care vs Assisted Living: Making the Best Choice for Your Senior

More and more seniors prefer to age in place, and flexible in-home care options are readily available.

5 Simple Ways to Help Your Senior Trust a New Caregiver

Some seniors, particularly those in the early stages of dementia, may have a hard time trusting anyone other than the family member they rely on most.  Yet being solely responsible for an elder’s care can quickly become a heavy burden for tha

Sandwich Generation Caregivers: Know Where to Look for Help

Imagine wrapping up a busy day at work, getting the kids from school, heading straight to your parent’s house to make dinner – and then going home to face homework, your own chores, and the same routine again tomorrow.

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?

Believe It or Not, Medicare Doesn’t Automatically Pay for a Home Aide

One of the biggest misunderstandings about hiring a home aide circles around what type of coverage you are entitled to. Get ready for the bad news.

4 Keys to Sibling Harmony When Caring for Parents

Few things test sibling relationships more than when the time comes to actively manage the lives of their aging parents.

Live-in Caregivers Work 24/7 (And Five Other Myths About Home Care)

Myth #1: Medicare covers the cost of home care.

Six Smart Steps to Take Before You Hire a Caregiver

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Be sure to take time to properly assess your care needs so you can make the best choice for your family when hiring an at-home caregiver for yourself or someone you love.

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