Newly Announced Deportations and Immigration Policy May Worsen Caregiver Shortage

Deportations

The Trump plan to start significant deportations may disrupt the lives of untold numbers of seniors who rely on undocumented US residents for daily caregiving. Additionally, If President Donald Trump keeps his signature campaign promise to deport millions of undocumented residents, he will aggravate the serious shortage of senior caregivers, one of the most severe […]

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Who Hires Caregivers?

Caregiving is common among Americans, and will become even more so as baby boomers retire and age. We know that many Americans hire in-home caregivers to assist them in taking care of their aging and ill loved ones. Knowing who hires them now can help us establish what works well for caregiving, and what kinds […]

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Managing Multiple Caregivers

When you hire a caregiver for your elderly loved one you will be involved in managing that caregiver. Managing a caregiver can be a fairly simple matter or it may be extremely complex, depending on a number of factors (not the least of which is the reliability and professionalism of the caregiver). When you have […]

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Communicating with Your Employer

Whether you are a caregiver employed by a home health agency, or an employee of some other organization who happens to act as a caregiver for an elderly loved one, communication with your employer is a fundamental key to ensuring your effectiveness as a caregiver, your long-term ability to provide adequate care, and the continued […]

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