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The Aide that Moved Right in (Part 2)

Last week I was telling you about Sue, who called about her 90 year old aunt, Amelia. Amelia had hired a home health aide through what she thought was a home health agency. Sue recently learned that the aide had taken Amelia to an attorney who prepared legal documents designating the aide as her agent […]

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Home Health Aide – Employee or Independent Contractor? (Part 2)

So, Mom needs a home health aide.  Hire an agency or hire an aide directly?  As I explained last week, some of my clients make that decision based solely on cost.  They can pay an aide less than they would pay an agency.  That typically is because they are treating the aide as an independent […]

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