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How Can We Show Appreciation to Facility Caregivers During Holidays?

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Dear Carol: My mother lives in a nursing home that’s provided good care during the almost-year she’s lived there. I’d like to give the staff who care for her the most a holiday gift from Mom. She isn’t wealthy so she needs to preserve her money to pay for her care and my husband and I don’t have money to spare. Even so, we want these hardworking people to know that they are appreciated. I was already worried about this situation before the pre-COVID lockdown because of the number of people involved in Mom’s care. Now, since the lockdown, I’m even more befuddled. We don’t want to get them a cheap token, but we want to do something for at least those who do the most for Mom. Any suggestions? – GB

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