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Salary and pay: Senior caregivers

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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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Severance

What do you pay for Severance?


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I will having a Stem cell transplant for cancer in January and will be needing a caregiver 2 or 3 days a week 8hrs a day to sit and make sure that I'm taking my medication. Some meal preparation and doctors appointments at Northside Hospital.

What will be the average cost for this service?


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How do you go about hiring some one to check in with an elderly parent on a daily basis?

I just need someone to help me check on her. How do you find someone reliable?


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Is a garage sale a good way to help my mother make some extra money?

My mother doesn't have much money but she wants to have a garage sale. Is it a good way to earn some extra money?


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