When it comes to hiring an in home caregiver, you want to make sure you have selected the right professional. Caregiving needs change quickly, and cognitive decline progresses more quickly than expected. It is important to discuss any changes with the caregiver and address them as soon as possible. Your plan should include goals and preferences for the person who will receive care, including a healthier diet, a daily walk, and greater social engagement. This information will help the caregiver know exactly what to do and when they are doing an excellent job.