Tag: elder care

Do You Need to Hire a Senior Care Worker?

By A New England Nanny 54 0

It’s never easy to realize a senior loved one can no longer live completely independently and needs some assistance. But in order to provide the best quality of life possible, some seniors will need a companion or other caregiver to help them stay in their own home. Seniors may also require help with maintaining their […]


Meeting the Growing Senior Care Demand

By A New England Nanny 44 0

According to the U.S. Administration on Aging (AOA), in 2015, 14.1 percent of the U.S. population was aged 65 or older, or one in every seven Americans. By 2020, 54 million people in the U.S. will be over the age of 65; by 2040, that number will top 82 million. People reaching age 65 today […]


Senior Care Tips: Estate Planning

By A New England Nanny 52 0

There are many issues that arise when it comes to senior care – one of the senior care tips to keep in mind regards estate planning. You’ve likely been repeatedly advised to ensure for your own estate planning, but as you take on caring for your elderly loved ones, you may also need to become […]


Hiring Senior Care

By A New England Nanny 44 1

In 2011, the first of America’s baby boomers—78 million people born between 1946 and 1964—reached their 65th birthday. These baby boomers began to turn age 65 at a rate of 8,000+ per day. According to the U.S. Administration on Aging (AOA), people reaching their 65th birthday today can expect an additional 18.6 years of life, […]


Long Term Care Insurance to Help with Senior Care

By A New England Nanny 72 0

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 care are available to employees, their spouses, and sometimes parents or parents-in-law. […]


Senior Care Payment Options

By A New England Nanny 51 1

According to Paying for Senior Care, nearly all money spent on long term senior care comes from government programs (like Medicaid, Medicare, veteran’s benefits, and Social Security); insurance (like long term care and health insurance); personal property; and, private assistance (including nonprofits, foundations, and pharmaceutical companies). No coverage—including health and long term care insurance—will  fully […]


Senior Care Payroll and Tax Guide

By A New England Nanny 60 0

Have you hired a senior care employee to work in your home? Follow this senior care payroll and tax guide to ensure you are compliant with employment laws. Step 1 – Determine if you have an employee or independent contractor The main difference between an employee and a contractor is that an employee operates under […]


Our Featured Nanny: Alicia!

By A New England Nanny 52 0

We are excited to introduce you to a member of our talented team, Alicia P.! Alicia joined A New England Nanny this past spring, and she has been a valuable addition to our staff. She is part of our temporary services team, caring for children of all ages and providing companion care as well. The […]


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