On Monday, September 29 - ReACT, harnessing the insights of its forty-plus members from diverse sectors, will release the “caregiver journey” to increase awareness about the impact of caregiving. Fortune 100 company executives and nationally-known thought leaders will discuss the opportunity for corporate leadership. An opportunity to network and exchange ideas with ReACT members, and other professionals working in the caregiving space. For more information click here.
ReACT has partnered with the National Alliance for Caregiving along with Eldercare Workforce Alliance and the Social Security Administration to create a month long social media campaign around resources, dialogue and insights around the employee caregiver. The campaign, #CultureOfCare will feature four live twitter chats, hosted by each organization, along with an hour long webinar around the resources and insights derived from the campaign. Click below for more information.
In a piece by Jody Gastfriend featured in the Harvard Business Review, she discusses the struggle between commitment to work and caregiving. She notes that her situation is no different from others in the sandwich generation, situated between caring for her own children as well as her aging parents. She notes, “Like many caregivers, I…Continue Reading
Speak Up or Sneak Around? Do You Tell An Employer About Your Eldercare Duties? Four reasons we’re reluctant –and five benefits to reaching out. By Paula Spencer Scott Senior Editor, Caring.com Anyone who’s caring for an ailing loved one needs all the help and support he or she can get, right? Yet many caregivers cut themselves…Continue Reading