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Hiring a Home Care Worker

Finding the right person to take care of your loved one

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  • Find candidates from referrals
  • Know what questions to ask
  • Checking references is a must

Your loved one probably wants to stay in her home as long as possible, but she could use help with everyday activities. One option is to find someone through an agency. Another is to hire someone yourself. … Back to Article

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