Monthly Archives: February 2019

Hiring a Caregiver For Your Aging Parents

Your parents were there to take care of you as your grew up, but now the roles have reversed and they need you to care for them. While many seniors are mentally and physically capable of caring for themselves, others might suffer from issues that may limit their mobility or their ability to live on their own. As much as you'd like to tend to their every need, it's often impossible to do so, especially if you work full-time or have a family of your own to take care of. In these cases, having a caregiver to care for your [...]

By |2019-06-01T00:53:14+00:00February 21st, 2019|Hiring|0 Comments

Avoiding Household Employee Injury

A healthy and safe workplace is probably the most important factor contributing to a satisfying work environment.   When it comes to hiring a nanny or other domestic worker, such as an elder caregiver, a healthy workplace is of utmost importance. There are numerous local, state, and federal laws governing a safe and healthy workplace environment, but as a household employer, you can take some additional steps to ensure your workers safety. Here are a few things you can keep in mind to be better prepared in order to avoid a household employee injury: Most Common Workplace Injuries Some people think [...]

By |2019-06-01T00:53:14+00:00February 14th, 2019|Tips|0 Comments

Do Nannies Get Snow Days (or other foul weather days)?

Well not in LA or Phoenix! When commuting to work becomes potentially unsafe due to a blizzard or a heavy snow day, a traditional worker could take a paid or unpaid day off, or in some cases, even choose to work from home. Nannies don’t have that luxury. They cannot work from home for obvious reasons and they may not want to take unpaid leave. Also, they may be expected to do everything possible to get to their workplace on a foul weather day so that you (the employer) can get to work. If you already have a snow day [...]

By |2019-06-01T00:53:14+00:00February 7th, 2019|Tips|0 Comments