I was recently interviewed for CBC Radio about Live in Caregivers. More and more, people are going to be turning to this as a means of helping their parents or themselves continue to live in their own homes as they age.
There are a number of things to consider here--cultural differences, quality and training, monitoring, the work it takes to be an employer.
People also need to be aware that the process of hiring a live in caregiver can take several months, three is not unusual. It is not a quick fix. That means, one more reason why you need to be aware of what is coming down the road.
Plan, plan, plan. Just like your mother told you.
Okay, actually, she probably said, "Eat your vegetables." But she could
have said that.
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