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Why do some manyPCAs set up interviews and not bother to show up or even call to cancel?

 


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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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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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Alzheimers at 64, when to place in a home

Looking for advice regarding my MIL who is 64 and has moderate alzheimers. She came to live with us and I totally thought we could make it work. But this week has proven otherwise. She went missing for 6 hours and we had to involve the police, she was on... more


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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 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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Senior care information?

Hi Care.com Community, Does anyone have trusted online sites/resources to recommend for learning more about senior care options and cost?  I'm just getting started in this process and am getting frustrated by the fragmented options out there. Thank you all in advance :) 


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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