Logic says the greatest need for eldercare benefits would be in locations with the most seniors. But that only tells you part of the story.
The holidays are generally a joyful time of year, though it may be difficult for employees who will notice elder loved ones’ declining health firsthand. How can companies help ensure employees’ older relatives are safe and cared for year-round?
Child care responsibilities arrive with the fanfare of a new baby, while elder care generally simmers below the surface. Yet the impacts are staggering. Productivity losses are estimated in the billions when employees take off time to care for aging parents.
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Eldercare tends to be expressed in big numbers. But the seven-figure statistics can make the people behind them seem theoretical – as if they don’t represent real people. But they do.
Millions of employees are caring for elderly parents. But nearly half of managers are in the dark. And that’s just one business side effect of the current eldercare in the workplace crisis.
Whether you know it or not, elder care is affecting your organization. What exactly can you do to help? For employees caring for their parents or relatives, elder care benefits can be life changing.
National Healthcare HR Week has fueled a lot of conversation about the state of the healthcare workforce. And for providers, there’s ample concern.
It’s almost President’s Day, which means no school, so no child care…and even if it isn’t a holiday within your organization, for many people, it still means no work. In this — and many other — dependent-care situations, back-up care can act as a safety net for your employees and their families.
If your organization is looking for loyal long-term employees, it’s important to have a set of benefits that accommodate their changing needs.