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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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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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What are the best type of meals to make and freeze for an individual?

My mother doesn't eat much and won't cook for herself. What can I make to put in her freezer?


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From where should i buy pride scooter for my Grandfather?

I want to buy pride scooter for my Grandfather, but don't know the place to buy it from. My friend suggested me few useful sites. but I am still confused should I buy from this site or not please suggest.


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How outspoken should I be about my mothers new relationship?

My mother is spending a lot of time with a gentleman she met at the senior citizens center. She really likes him and I think the company is good for her. I worry about her getting involved with someone because I do so much to take care of her. Should... more


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Aging caregiver - health issues

My mother (dementia patient, non-verbal, walks with significant support) has had 24/7 care since 2013.  We have three lovely ladies who care for her in her home.  One of them is getting older and having serious health issues, which make me concerned for her health, as well as her... more


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Who do you think should pay for caregiver education: Caregiver, family, employer?

The trend is moving toward caregiver certification credentials prior to employment. Even Medicaid policy is changing in this direction.  So who do you think should pay for it?