Recognizing the critical need to better support caregivers, ReACT member Atlas of Caregiving aims to be part of the solution by enabling invaluable insights and providing practical tools for community and individual needs. Atlas of Caregiving studies the ecosystem of care and the wellbeing of caregivers by using pioneering research that combines ethnography and technology in close collaboration with communities in order to unearth information about the complex and varied realities of family caregiving. To find out more about Atlas of Caregiving’s latest work, you can find their latest blog here.
AARP 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
Silicon Valley visionaries often call the disruption of the health care industry “inevitable.” Yet, this mindset and many would-be digital health breakthroughs overlook a fundamental reality: tech, alone, can’t disrupt health care. Written in response to a story by the CEO of HomeHero, this piece analyzes the market for in-home elder care: an area where…Continue Reading
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),…Continue Reading