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AdultDaySvs_georg-arthur-pflueger-TeWwYARfcM4-unsplash_smallDear Carol: My mom needs help while bathing and with some daily tasks, so we hired an agency to provide four hours of in-home care per day. Our problem is constant staff turnover. Most of the new people are fine, but each new caregiver needs to be trained for Mom’s preferences and needs. From Mom's perspective, another stranger in her home is upsetting. Are some agencies more likely to retain caregivers than others? How about hiring privately? This turnover is hard on both of us since I need to take time away from work to cover missing caregivers. – CE

Continue reading on Inforum to learn more about the challenges of maintaining consistent caregivers for older adults:

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Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories. “I hold onto your book as a life preserver and am reading it slowly on purpose...I don't want it to end.” ...Craig William Dayton, Film Composer

Discover the Difference. EGOSAN - the Top-Rated incontinence brand from Italy. Now Available on Amazon.

***Egosan is PEFC certified. This certification guarantees that their products are from sustainably managed forests and recycled controlled sources

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