Managing Your Caregiver

How to Set Expectations When Hiring a Caregiver: 10 Topics To Discuss

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Helping your new caregiver succeed is one of the most important roles you’ll play as you manage the home care needs of yourself or your loved ones.

How to Find a Caregiver Near You

An in-depth look at local home care

What Can My Caregiver Do? Vacuuming, Windows, Shoveling?

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.

12 Thoughtful Gifts for Your Caregiver

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Spending a little extra time choosing a thoughtful gift to thank a home aide for all they’ve done for you or your parents or your child will show you went above and beyond to demonstrate your appreciation.

Hiring a Caregiver When You Live Far From Your Aging Parents

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

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.

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.

Caregiver Cash and Expense Management

Don’t Forget These Minor Costs When Hiring a Caregiver

Memorial Day? Fourth of July? 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.

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.

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