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Background Checks For Live in Caregivers

It is always a good idea to get a background check on individuals you plan to hire to take care of your elderly family member. Services such as Lexis-Nexus and Intelius provide criminal background ..
(July 03, 2008)
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How Much to Pay Personal Care Attendants

Some of the problems for families hiring personal care attendants are the price and also the restricted job functions of the caregiver. For families seeking quality home health aid, the only option ..
(July 03, 2008)
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Questions to Ask During a Caregiver Interview

When interviewing a personal care attendant it is important to ask behavioral interview questions that will give you some insight into the tendencies and temperament of a potential caregiver. You ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Increased Longevity of the Chronically Ill

As it stands today, about 15 million seniors are limited, to some degree by chronic health problems. Last year an estimated 2.5 million people spent some time in a nursing home compared to 5.5 ..
(July 08, 2008)
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The Sandwich Generation

With declining fertility rates and an increased longevity of chronic illness, the boomer generation is facing a huge problem. The typical 45-55 year old woman now spends more time taking care of ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Establishing Eldercare Employee Benefits and Long Term Care ..

The bottom line for most employers is that 20 to 30 percent of workers care for their elders. Companies are facing the increasing problem of absenteeism in their work force. In the 1970's many ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Expanding Long Term Care Options

Countries such as Denmark and Sweden have effective home and community based care systems in place were their social care services have independent living options. It is not uncommon for home health ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Online Background Checks For Caregivers

For families looking to hire a new home health aide, it is very important to complete a comprehensive background check. For basic online background checks utilizing public records, online services ..
(July 13, 2008)
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Caregiver Personal Assessment

Personal care attendants (also called home health aides or caregivers) are people who provide assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) or instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) to ..
(July 14, 2008)
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Online Background Checks For Home Health Aides

There are hundreds of online background check companies out there seemingly doing the same thing. Most online background check services provide assistance in criminal record checks, credit ..
(July 14, 2008)
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11 Places to Find Home Health Care Aides

There are a few common places that many families use to recruit home health aides. The most frequently used sources are: -Independent Living Centers -Your doctor's office -Nursing Schools -Physical ..
(July 23, 2008)
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