How to Identify Working Caregivers

Posted by Connected Caregiving on Oct 10, 2019 9:47:00 AM

You may believe you don’t have many employees in your organization who are juggling work and caregiving. It is understandable since most caregivers don’t want their employer to know they are sleep deprived, stressed out, and putting their own health and well-being on the back burner because of the demands of caring for a loved one. Here are a few tips on how to identify working caregivers in order to help them stay more focused at work.

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Topics: Working Caregivers, Employee Support

Five Things Your Caregiver Employees Wish You Knew

Posted by Connected Caregiving on Oct 3, 2019 10:02:00 AM

Working Caregivers are very often hidden in plain sight. They keep the stress and worry of managing career and caring for a loved one to themselves for fear of their situation negatively impacting their work and income.  We did a survey and asked working caregivers what they wish their employers knew about them, here are the results.

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Topics: Working Caregivers, Employee Support

How to Educate Management About Working Caregiver Needs

Posted by Connected Caregiving on Sep 12, 2019 10:53:00 AM

Providing caregiving benefits as an employer makes economic sense and creating a culture of caring makes good social sense.

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Topics: Working Caregivers, Employee Support

How to Support Working Caregivers: The Guide to Creating a Culture of Care in the Workplace

Posted by Michelle Chaffee on Aug 22, 2019 11:10:58 AM

At some point in most of our lives, we’ll spend time caring for a loved one. As new parents, for a sick spouse, our own aging parents. Family caregivers are a core pillar of the healthcare ecosystem. Many execute their caregiving duties while still maintaining full-time employment putting extra stress on themselves and creating a challenge for their employers. Nearly 80% of caregivers say that caregiving impacts their productivity. For their employers, the cost is nearly $45 Billion dollars a year.

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Topics: Working Caregivers, Employee Support

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