The end of the year is quickly approaching. Traditionally at this time of year you consider recognition for the people in your life who provide you services and traditionally receive a holiday bonus. Youare thinking about that, aren't you? In addition to the cleaning company team and your hairdresser, there's probably nobody more deserving than family employees such as your nanny or senior care worker. After all, they're the unsung heros of your household.
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The Affordable Care Act allows small employers to make health coverage available to their employees through the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP). The 21st Century Cures Act enacted another option as well, the Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Agreement (QSEHRA).
When you first hire your nanny or caregiver, there are a lot of different action items that need to get set into motion. Defining wages, determining hours, setting up legal payroll and writing an employee contract are some of the primary things that need to be settled at the get-go. Investigating how to navigate tax breaks you might have when hiring an in-home employee is another big one. If you’re wondering if you can use your dependent care flexible spending account, here are some of the basic things you should know.
Finding the right nanny for your family takes a lot of preparation and planning. It’s best to head into interviews armed with a list of questions for the prospective nanny. This way, you’ll be able to leave with notes about the candidates for comparison.
What was the APNA Conference Raffle?
Simply put we wanted to help some of our amazing agency partners get the benefits of attending the APNA Conference. We came up with the raffle idea to add some fun and chance to figuring out who got to register on our dime.
In-home senior care is a great service that can allow elderly loved ones to live on their own and to have the care and attention they need as they age. Aging in place is very important to some seniors, but as their bodies age, they may need help for daily tasks or medical help. How do you know when it’s time to hire an in-home caregiver to come help? Here are some signs that your loved one might show which indicate it may be time to look for additional assistance inside the home.
If your loved one needs assistance in the home doing routine tasks, there are some options that you will need to consider. In-home senior care for the long term means that you could directly hire someone privately, directly hire someone that you know personally, or engage a senior care agency to staff and manage your caregiver. Knowing the major differences between these options will help you make the right decision.