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Signs a Caregiver Is Stealing From Your Loved One

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An heirloom bracelet goes missing, electronic gadgets can't be found, a wallet or bank account seems to be bleeding cash. Talk to anyone who's hired someone to help care for an older loved one, and th READ MORE

How to Find & Hire a Private Caregiver

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Hiring a caregiver to come into your home or to provide additional care in a facility can be nerve-wracking. How do you know who to trust? How do you know who will be a good fit? This article addresse READ MORE

Exploring Options for Home Healthcare

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You or your loved one may feel that he or she needs home healthcare but find that Medicare (including a Medicare Advantage plan), Medicaid, VA health benefits, and/or private insurance will not -- or READ MORE

New Caregiver: What She Should Know Before Her First Day of Work

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You've finally found a great personal in-home caregiver or companion for your parent, and tomorrow is her first day. But wait: Have you forgotten to tell her anything? Use this list (and adapt it to y READ MORE

Hiring a Caregiver for In-Home Help

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Quick summary When your loved ones start struggling with everyday tasks, hiring a home care aide can help them remain in their home -- and take some pressure off the rest of the family. Here's help READ MORE

Search for In-Home Care Services

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In-home care agencies offer assistance with activities of daily living—everything from grocery shopping and meal preparation to nonmedical personal care, such as toileting, bathing, and so on. Home READ MORE

Medicare Home Health Compare

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This tool has detailed information about every Medicare-certified home health agency in the country. Home Health Care includes skilled nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and s READ MORE
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