Many families hire caregivers either through an agency or independently and believe that everything should go smoothly and run on autopilot. This is not always the case. Believe it or not you as the person receiving care or the person organizing care for your loved one must take the responsibility of employer. By this I mean that you must set clear expectations for the caregiver, make checklists and supervise the individual to make sure you’re getting what you pay for. Download a free tip sheet by visiting

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About Pamela Wilson

PAMELA D. WILSON, MS, BS/BA, NCG, CSA helps caregivers and aging adults solve caregiving problems and manage caregiving needs through online programs, live support groups, and an extensive caregiving library that includes articles, podcasts, videos, and webinars.

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