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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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Hi I am new to this site and just purchased a 3 month membership. I am looking for help for my father. I reached out to 6 or 7 people that I am interested in and not one responded. Is this normal?


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senior caregivers

I notice that the senior caregivers on your website are not responsive, do you update their status when they take an assignment?  I sent out over twelve emails and only received messages from caregivers I had no interest in due to lack of experience.  I ended up hiring a... more


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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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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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Does anyone know if personal care includes cutting hair?

Haircut


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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.


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