Does Your Caregiver Have Sticky Fingers?

You need someone to help you as you age., or perhaps you have an ailing parent that needs some help around their home.  You don’t want them to go into a nursing home, and your solution is to bring in an aide to help out.  Caring.com recently published an article  entitled “5 Signs a Caregiver is Stealing From You” that offers some early warning signs to watch out for.

It’s frightening to be so vulnerable as we get older. The solution is to be alert, ensure family members visit often and unexpectedly and beware of these potential pitfalls:

Receipts that don’t add up,  frequent cell phone use on the job, becoming emotionally involved with or dependent upon the caregiver, bids for sympathy, and missing work on Mondays are some of the most important early warning signs to watch for.

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