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PAYING CAREGIVERS

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 ?


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Should an eye exam for a 59 yr old woman at Walmart vision center be 700$? My mother was charged 700$for her eye exam ,and frames! I want able to take her to her appointment and I found this out today! This was at Cedartown Ga. Walmart vision center

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!!!


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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

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


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Does anyone know if personal care includes cutting hair?

Haircut


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What is a good rate for a senior caregiver.

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


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Can the Care-Givers be paid through Medicaid? My personal care and homemaker chores have been covered by an home health agency for almost 8 years. Now due to lack of employees, my authorized hours of care by Medicaid are not being fulfilled. So my

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


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What is the meaning/difference of "hands on care" and "companion care"?


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How to provide new caregivers with funds to grocery shop, pick-up items for senior.

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.