Managing Your Caregiver

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.

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.

6 Common Caregiver Myths Debunked

Home care can be confusing and there are many misconceptions surrounding some of the basics. Here are six commonly held myths.

Five Ways Long-Distance Families Can Help Aging Relatives

Even when you live close to your aging loved ones, it’s not always easy to carve out time to help. But when you live more than an hour away and your help is needed, these five steps can ease the stress of overseeing from afar.

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