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How Much Does a Home Care Aide Cost?

The pay rate for home care aides differs based on geological location, job requirements and more. Once you have clarified your in-home care needs, you'll then be able to identify providers and learn what the costs would be for each provider. Of course, having family, friends or volunteers provide... more


Top 11 Caregiver Duties to Know

Creating a care plan, managing medications and assisting with meals are just a few of the typical caregiver duties and responsibilities. Caregiver duties are wide-ranging. One moment a caregiver may be shopping for meals or cleaning the carpet and the next they could be discussing medication dosage with the pharmacist... more


9 Strategies to Help a Parent Who Refuses Care

Start by prioritizing problems, taking it slow and accepting your limits when it comes to helping a loved one age well. Your mother resists in-home helpers, insisting you can wait on her. Your frail father won't stop driving. Your aunt denies the need for a personal care aide, in... more


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15 Questions to Ask During a Senior Caregiver Interview

Talk about vacation time, driving records and more prior to hiring a senior caregiver. If you're hiring a senior caregiver on your own, start by screening applicants over the phone, then meet in person (consider a public meeting place, like a coffeeshop). If things feel like a good fit, introduce the potential... more


18 Quick and Easy Meals for Seniors

Poached eggs, salmon wraps, southwest chicken salad and more. If you're concerned you or the senior in your life isn't getting enough nutrition, there may be a number of reasons, such as grocery shopping or cooking are too difficult, or meals just aren't as fun to eat... more


12 Part-time Jobs for Seniors

Try your hand at freelancing, event planning or customer service, to name just a few. Retirement is changing. People are working past 65 and many seniors are staying in or returning to the workforce, either full time, part time or as consultants or independent contractors. According to a study from... more


Natural Ways To Reverse Receding Gums Without Surgery

No. 1 Question for anybody With Réceding Gums Is . . . “Dó Gums Grow Back?”                 <  < < The Answer Is-“Yes THEY Can! ” > > > Sounds like a difficult jób-but it is quite simple-ánd you can do it at home without any... more


How to Get a Handicapped Parking Permit

The first steps are taking a trip to your doctor and local DMV. If you have difficult walking, or you use a cane, wheelchair, walker or other device to get around, then you're probably eligible for a handicapped parking sticker. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to get a... more