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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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I want to tutor but also get help with housekeeping. Can I seek care as well as give care?

I want to give tutoring but right now I have a job for seeking housekeeping. Can I do both?


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What kind of insurance do you need when hiring an in home care person

When hiring a senior care person for in home care. What type of insurance do you need? Is having one necessary?


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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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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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Hi, I am looking for a reliable live-in elder helper mostly for companionship and light household and personal help right now. I am looking for someone who can drive and must have a cell phone. Any tips for how to find the right person?

Also will there be a contract to sign with them? How much should I pay them? Will it be an hourly pay or a periodic payment. Doing this for the first time and want ti to work well. Any helpful tips will be appreciated. Thanks -SSG


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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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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?