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How do I help a Parent who doesn't want help?

I have a 93 year old father, who is rapidly declining in his health. I have a 72 year old mother who makes me feel as though she wants me to put my life on hold to take care of them, even though I have a family of my own... more


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What is the cost of companion care for elderly people living alone?

What is the cost of companion care for elderly people living alone?


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When do you know it’s time to get help taking care of an elderly parent?

My mom takes up a lot of my time. I'm starting to feel out of balance. Is it time to get some help?


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How much does companion care usually cost?

I'd like to hire a caregiver for my mother, but she doesn't need an in-home nurse or any medical care. How much would it cost to hire someone just to help her go on errands, take her to her piano lessons and keep her company during the week?


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How do I know its safe to go to someone else's house for a job?

How do I know its safe going to someone else's house for a job?


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Can you ask for a back ground check on anyone you employ to come an help with an elderly parent?

I'm worried about hiring some one to help me. I want them to be a good person. 


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How do I help my father accept help?

My father lives alone and is losing mobility quickly. He wants to remain in his home and living independently. Unfortunately, he is very resistant to assistance from anyone. He doesn't want a housekeeper or someone to assist with errands. I work more than full-time as do my siblings and... more


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Does anyone know of an in-home service that would provide monthly hair cuts for an elderly couple in Somerville, MA?