Employment/Work/Life/Balance – Working family caregivers are under a high degree of stress. Employers experience lost time and lost revenue resulting from poor job performance of distracted family caregivers. It’s not uncommon for a parent to call a family caregiver multiple times in a single day or to need transportation to appointments or support with other aspects of care. How does a working caregiver balance the needs of family and employer? How do employers survive distracted and grieving employees? Is providing education and support for caregivers a solution?
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What would you do if your loved one became ill, was no longer able to provide care for him or herself and you felt you were the only one who could care for them? Helping a loved one who needs twenty-four hour care at home verses the idea (and even the benefit) of moving the individual to a care commFree Family Library - Read
How many of us work, work, work with little free time or we work and have no interests that really inspire our hearts. If you could make a significant difference in the life of an older adult by giving one or two hours a week of your time, would this interest you? There are many older adults liFree Family Library - Read
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Achieving a work-life balance is challenging for many individuals depending on life-stage: some employees may be raising children, others experiencing health issues of their own, some supporting adult children with the care of grandchildren, or caring for aging parents. Companies experience financiaFamily Subscription Library - Login or Subscribe
Women are the main caregivers, yet when women need care there is no one left to provide the care or there is no money to pay for care. A study shows that among those 85 and older, the percentage of men and women who need assistance is 56% of women and 38% of men. Many of these women live their lastFamily Subscription Library - Login or Subscribe
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