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The Global Council on Alzheimer’s Disease: Opportunity for Technology in Alzheimer’s disease

Screen Shot 2016-07-30 at 1.09.15 PMThe Global Council on Alzheimer’s Disease (GCAD), convened by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, brings together a cross-sector group of Alzheimer’s experts – leaders in caregiving, finance, medicine, policy, technology and science. After their inaugural meeting in October 2014, the council realized that as medicine and science made progress for Alzheimer’s disease, technology could play a critical role in remedying daily problems faced by those with Alzheimer’s disease. This potential has not yet been met, and the GCAD paper, “Disrupting Alzheimer’s Disease: The Opportunities for Technology in Alzheimer’s Disease” explores those opportunities for innovation.

AARP and ReACT Release Report on ROI for Supportive Policies for Employee Caregivers

Screen Shot 2016-04-06 at 6.06.05 AMAARP and ReACT have released “Determining the Return on Investment: Supportive Policies for Employee Caregivers.”  The report finds that businesses offering benefits and support to employee caregivers see a positive financial return on investment (ROI). In particular, flextime and telecommuting schedules saw a ROI between $1.70–$4.45 for every dollar invested in these policies. Companies that offer such policies and benefits to help their employees better manage family caregiving responsibilities also see productivity increase in the workplace. Read more

AARP and ReACT Release “Determining the ROI: Supportive Policies for Employee Caregivers” Report

  • On April 6, 2016 ·

Businesses Benefit with Policies That Support Employee Caregivers AARP and ReACT report shows financial and productivity benefits when companies help their employees who are family caregivers   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Companies that offer flextime and telecommuting policies to help their employees better manage family caregiving responsibilities see productivity increase and a financial return on investment (ROI),…

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