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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 you decide when someone with Alzheimer's should go into assisted living?

My mother has Alzheimer's and I'd like to keep her at home for as long as possible as It gets worse, how can I determine when she needs to go into an assisted living home?


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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


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what is the 24 hour wage minimum wage for overnight shifts


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What day of the week is the least busiest time to travel?

I don't want to send my mother on a plane when it is crazy. When is the best time for her to travel alone?


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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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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.