Managing Your Caregiver

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.

Ten Topics Everyone Should Discuss with a New Caregiver

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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.

Labor Day? Thanksgiving? 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.

Caregiver Cash and Expense Management

Don’t Forget These Minor Costs When Hiring a 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.

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.

Three Thoughtful Last-Minute Gifts for Your Caregiver

If time is running out and your gift list just seems to grow longer every day, we've got some quick suggestions for thanking a special caregiver.

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.

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.

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