Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Sandwich Generation Stops Here – Caremonk


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"The sandwich generation" is a issue that needs to stop. These days it is common to find many people taking care of their aging loved ones and their family at the same time, this is known as the sandwich generation. The amount of stress and pressure put on the caregiver with invested time and no pay can only end in a burnout for the caregiver. Most reasons that lead people to this situation is when the cost of hiring help can be expensive and most insurance companies do not pay for help. Fortunately there is a solution for these people, Care monk. Care Monk was developed to help people living in these conditions, whether you need someone to keep your aging loved ones company, drive them to the doctors, pick up prescriptions, or complete light house work. Care Monk's online platform offers these services to you without a agency fee and no committed schedule, which means you spend less and gain your freedom back, while delivering independence to your loved ones. Get started right now at www.caremonk.com.

As a family caregiver, do you find yourself in between your aging loved one and your family responsibilities?

How do you handle it?

Please feel free to leave your questions and comments.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Get Paid To Be A Caregiver - Caremonk


You can get paid to be a caregiver if you have a knack for taking care of others. Being a caregiver offers experience and develops new skills, while giving independence back to seniors by allowing them to live at home. If you are a student or have another job being a caregiver allows you the flexibility to work part-time or full-time. If you want to be a caregiver then go to www.caremonk.com and follow these simple steps to get you on your way to a rewarding job. 


Here's How It Works:
(first go to www.caremonk.com, then begin with step 1)
  1.  Create an account.
  2. Fill out all required account info.
  3. Schedule a interview with Care Monk staff.
  4. Complete your background check.
  5. Wait for account verification.
  6. Once your account is approved, your profile will be visible on the front end for all users to see.
  7. Wait to be contacted about a job.
  8. Once contacted, the user will either request an interview or hire you.
  9. If hired, you will be scheduled and paid through your CareGiver account. 
As a caregiver would you use Care Monk?

Please leave your thoughts and comments on the subject, we want to make your job easier!!

Choosing The Right Caregiver - Caremonk


Choosing the right caregiver can be an important partner for your parent(s), that can support them with all their needs such as: light housekeeping, prescription pick ups, bathing, transportation to/from doctors appointments and meal preparation. Besides deciding your budget, you should consider some important information to get off on the right foot.

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Caregivers can come from personal references or through internet registries like Care Monk that offer a network of caregivers with multiple qualifications that you can select from. Care Monk is a reliable registry that handles the background checks to make sure the caregiver you hire is screened, qualified and safe for your loved ones.

Care Monk caregivers are insured and bonded and professionally trained. When choosing a caregiver for your loved one it is important to interview multiple candidates to ensure you find the right fit for your loved ones and their needs. Thats why Care Monks online platform was created so our users can search multiple caregivers within minutes at the click of a mouse. Remember to choose someone that you and your loved ones can get along with as you will have to communicate with the caregiver often.


As a caregiver what do you think makes you the right choice for a family?

As a family member, what attributes make for the right caregiver?

Care Monk would love to hear your thoughts on the subject.