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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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Eldercare abuse

What do you do when you find out your caregiver has been invoicing for days not worked and using my parents credit card for personal use? UPDATE: THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED. I HAVE CALLED APS AND THE POLICE. THE CAREGIVER WAS QUESTIONED BY THE POLICE OFFICER AND ESCORTED OFF... more


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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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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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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?

Sample Adult and Senior Care Contract

Include these house rules in your contract and then discuss them in person with your new caregiver. Hiring an adult or senior caregiver to help your aging loved one is a big step for your family. You found someone you think is a good match, and you want to be as... more


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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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Should I hire a house cleaner to help my mother?

I really want to hire someone to help my mother clean her house. She is too proud to let someone in. Do you think I should hire someone to help her while I have her out of the house?