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I FIND IT SO AGGRAVATING when I get to the "pay" part of an interview and the applicant says "Nope I work for CASH only and will not give out her SS info etc or allow SS taxes and Medicare to be taken out. WHat is the general feeling ?
I am so very upset, my mother paid 700$ for her an eye exam,and her frames! Someone please tell me that Is a RIP off..I am so very upset that ppl take advantage of the elderly people like this!!!
Do pay laws for overnight elder care vary by state? I'm asking specifically about New York. I was told there is no overnight pay for caring for a person that needs a little assistance (getting up to go to bathroom). I was told that its assumed that I will... more
I have over ten years experience as a caregiver. I. Have been charging $20 hr. And I am considering $25. With all the newbies starting @ $15 to $20. Thanks Caregiver for Seniors
case worker suggests going the route of "Self Direct" i.e. hiring my own care-givers. In the case of Self Direct, Medicaid will pay $10.10 for Homemaker chores of cooking and light house work and $11.35 for "hands-on care" which also includes toileting, showering, dressing, cooking, feeding... more
Concerned about how to "fund" a carer with money to pick-up prescriptions, grocery shop, etc. Do not want to give seniors credit or debit card. Also don't want to provide blank checks or cash. Anyone have any ideas or experience in this area.