An elder caregiver typically works between 40-60 hours per week. These positions can be live in our live out. A live in elder caregiver lives in a separate part of the house (coach house) or is provided a condo. A live in has a set schedule, but also understands that flexibility comes along with the job description. Many elder caregivers will also assist with house management and personal assistant responsibilities. They are responsible for traveling with the family and providing care based on an agreed schedule.