Tag Archives: caregiver interviews

My Secret Weapon

I first heard of the concept from my mom, who was raised in Ireland as a young girl. She told me that when people there were hiring a new housekeeper to clean their home, one of the things they would … Continue reading

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Either Way, I’m Okay…

A caregiver and I were out and about running errands one afternoon a few years ago and decided to stop in a restaurant for lunch before heading home.  Looking the hostess in the eye, I said that we needed a … Continue reading

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Good Caregivers Rock! Bad Caregivers…

Once again, I am earnestly looking for compassionate, reliable caregivers these days.  Sometimes I would be uncomfortable hiring people that I interview.  Sometimes I offer the job to people and get turned down.  That is all par for the course. … Continue reading

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