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Long Term Care Insurance to Help with Senior Care

Long Term Care Insurance to Help with Senior Care

While often purchased through independent means, long term care (LTC) insurance as an employee benefit is being offered more often by employers. Under this LTC policy, services to meet LTC needs such as adult day care, home health, skilled nursing care, and custodial...

Nanny Injured on the Job – Now What?

Nanny Injured on the Job – Now What?

Was your nanny injured on the job? In New York State, you are required to have workers’ compensation insurance if you employ a nanny for at least 40 hours per week, or if you employ a live-in nanny. Workers’ compensation policies cover you and your employee in case he...

Home Office Tax Deductions

Home Office Tax Deductions

Setting up an office in your home? Generally, in order to claim any home office tax deductions, you must use the space exclusively as your principal place of business, or as a place to meet with patients, clients, or customers. If you’re self-employed as a sole...

Work Agreement for Nannies

The work agreement is an essential document for both the household employer and nanny. A comprehensive work agreement goes a long way in establishing a successful working relationship. Not only will it prevent problems from occurring, it will set the tone of the...

Preparing for Nanny’s First Day

Preparing for Nanny’s First Day

You've just hired a nanny! You are now a household employer, and as such, you need to prepare for nanny’s first day on the job. He or she needs to become acquainted with your household, its operations, its environment—even your household’s culture. Be ready to spend...

Child Care for Weddings

Child Care for Weddings

Many couples today hope to find a balance between what they want for their wedding day, while staying considerate to the needs of their families and friends. One issue that may arise is whether or not children should be invited. While some couples may wish to avoid...

Senior Care Interview Questions

Senior Care Interview Questions

Hiring senior care workers mirrors that of hiring nannies and other household help. In fact, it is much of the same thing—entrusting the care of your loved one and home to another. In the end, you want a safe, happy, and comfortable home for all who live there, and,...

Hiring a Nanny on Your Own: The Real Cost

Hiring a Nanny on Your Own: The Real Cost

If you have considered using an agency like ours to hire a nanny but you also want to see about doing it on your own, know what you are getting into and budget your time and money accordingly. The worksheet below, provided by our affiliate company GTM Payroll...

Conference & Event Child Care and Planning

Conference & Event Child Care and Planning

Do you know someone coming to town for a conference or event and needs child care services? As you know, A New England Nanny has been providing screened, caring, professional caregivers to families across the region since 1991. Our families and partners can enjoy...