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Caregiver Stress Equals Higher Health Care Costs for Employers

The impact of Elder Care issues on corporate America will continue to grow as our elderly population increases. Employees juggling job responsibilities with care giving are a reality in the workplace of today and the future. Workers are torn between … Continue reading

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The Billion Dollar Employee Crisis

This week I had the distinction of speaking at the Illinois Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM) conference on the effect of elder-care on the workplace.   As I finished my presentation an attendee approached and as she did the tears … Continue reading

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Working while caring for our parents; the flip side of child-rearing

With our current economic situation and the crazy job market we all feel a little uneasy due to the fact that for one job posting there seems to be about 40 – 200 applicants applying for the same job. When … Continue reading

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Employers: Becoming the hero for caregivers in the workplace

More and more businesses are facing a challenge and some decisions to be made. As the baby boom generation moves into retirement years and becomes elderly, the workers that make your business function so efficiently are going to have the … Continue reading

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