Our parents don’t need a sitter. They need a loving, smart person who helps them live safely and independently at home. They need someone who will empower them. They need a person who makes them feel important and appreciated.
They need a caregiver. But, not just any caregiver. Since they’re our parents, they need the absolute best caregiver.
The problem is, finding the perfect senior caregiver is incredibly difficult.
Since we interview hundreds of senior caregivers every month, we’ve developed a few tips that make the identifying the very best ones easier.
Here are five articles that we consider a primer on selecting the very best caregivers.
This short article gives a little insight into the gifts that caregivers bring to their clients. It shows how they light up a room with their warmth and compassion.
Here we describe the importance of interviewing and getting to know your caregivers. It may make sense that you’ve got to get along and respect the caregiver, but many families skip this step.
Caregivers are special people. Around our offices, we often say that caregiving isn’t something you do, it’s who you are. In this article you’ll see a few of our caregivers’ answers to interview questions. I think you’ll enjoy their responses.
Our VP of client operations Courtney Layton wrote is article in response to questions she received from her clients. It occurred to me that unless you think about the start of care, selecting caregivers is a bit of an academic process.
How can I help you? It’s a powerful question. In this article, you’ll see how profoundly that single question can affect a caregiver’s relationship with her client.
What articles have helped you select the very best senior caregiver for your loved one?