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Hiring? How to Check a Caregiver’s References

Whether hiring for a loved one (or two) at home or hiring a new employee for a small or large corporate agency, it is important to know who you are really getting. First time hiring or replacing of caregivers can … Continue reading

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Harvard Pilot Proves Value of Senior Care Auditing Checklist

Many Americans find themselves providing care for elderly loved ones. It seems never anticipated problems endlessly arise, such as maintaining quality of care and juggling long distance caregiving. On top of that, most people do not know how to evaluate or  manage … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About:LOOMING CRISIS: Advanced Retention Methods: Part 6 of 7

Care Aide Advanced Retention Strategies and Solutions   Problem: A good employee is hard to keep Solutions:  1) Change company culture to one of expected internal growth and human engagement.  2) Consciously develop a higher awareness of the importance and … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About The Looming Crisis: Care Aide Retention and Recruitment: Part 3 of 7

CONTINUED from Part 2, Now we will talk about OnBoarding  that new hire you snapped up during the bait and hook process of recruiting and incentivizing the closing step in hiring. I am delighted you are still availing yourself of … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Being Exploited by a Caregiver: A Story

  Adrianne Morris, 90, has been getting in-home care for the past decade. “I’ve made a decision to die in my home,” she said.  An aide comes to her apartment for a few hours every day.  “She helps me do … Continue reading

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Past, present, future: Eldercare vs. Childcare

Past – Present – Future Old people are valuable because they know the past, are in the present, and can help guide us into the future due to their life experience. Children have no past relevance, are becoming aware of  … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Rules Against State Labor Practices for Home Care Workers

        CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT No. 11–681. Argued January 21, 2014—Decided June 30, 2014 In the 5-4 opinion in the case Harris v. Quinn, the court ruled that the … Continue reading

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