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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 ?


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What do you pay for Severance?


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Eldercare abuse

What do you do when you find out your caregiver has been invoicing for days not worked and using my parents credit card for personal use? UPDATE: THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED. I HAVE CALLED APS AND THE POLICE. THE CAREGIVER WAS QUESTIONED BY THE POLICE OFFICER AND ESCORTED OFF... more


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Cash Loan while on Medi-Cal

Does getting a cash loan as a lump sum impact Medi-Cal benefits (California)? Does it impact the potential to get SSI for a disability (metastatic cancer)? Some of the loan will be used to pay mortgage. Another portion will be used to fix the roof, plumbing etc. 


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My brother is paying a senior home aide and his friends $22,000 per month of my parents' money

I need a reality check about costs. I also wonder if there's any help. I feel like the only sane one. My parents are in their eights, and definitely in cognitive decline, but not in need of actual nurse or doctor care.  The men my brother hired microwave... more


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what is the 24 hour wage minimum wage for overnight shifts


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What questions to ask when hiring senior care giver?

Tips for hiring senior care giver


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Assisted Living - When is the right time?

My father-in-law passed away about a month and a 1/2 ago. They had been married just shy of 65 years, and lived in the same home (on a farm) their entire marriage. Prior to dad's passing, mom had shown some signs of memory loss. However, since moving into... more