a 12 page booklet by MetLife in cooperation with the National Alliance for Caregiving. An excellent discussion of how to go about finding and hiring your own independent caregiver to care for your elder at home. Includes issues to consider, checklists, a sample help wanted ad, and a sample contract. Please be sure to check with your accountant and lawyer regarding any tax withholding requirements and other legal issues before hiring your own independent nurse or aide. See also our discussion of Employee vs. Independent Contractor issues in our Legal Issues Section….