ReACT Coalition Highlighted During Aspen Ideas Festival

  • On July 17, 2014 ·

This year the Aspen Ideas Festival featured an expert panel titled, “The Landscape of Long-Term Care in the United States”. Carol Raphael, Board Chair of AARP moderated the panel which featured other experts such as, Senator William Frist, John Noseworthy, President and CEO of the Mayo Clinic and Freda Lewis-Hall, Executive Vice President and Chief…

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National Alliance for Caregiving Releases New Report, “Catalyzing Technology to Support Family Caregiving”

  • On July 17, 2014 ·

Richard Adler and Rajiv Mehta along with the National Alliance for Caregiving have released a new report titled, “Catalyzing Technology to Support Family Caregiving.” The report discusses the opportunities for advanced technology as an aid to those tasked with the multifaceted responsibilities of caregiving. As the report states, ”It’s no secret that technology is advancing at…

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The Road More Frequently Traveled:
Mapping the Caregiver Journey

  • On May 28, 2014 ·

The ReACT Coalition Maps the Journey of the Employee Caregiver How does it begin? A doctor’s appointment? A home cooked meal delivered? Picking up a prescription on the way home from work? No one can quite pinpoint the moment they become a caregiver or may not realize they are one but the journey is already…

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Forbes: “Caregiving Is A Corporate Issue”

  • On April 1, 2014 ·

By Sherri Snelling, Next Avenue Contributor March 27, 2014 It’s becoming a common theme at the workplace: One worker takes the day off to take her 90-year-old dad to his medical appointment Another spends his lunch break calling Medicare to discuss a billing discrepancy in his mom’s claim And yet another leaves at 5 p.m….

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ReACT Featured in Forbes Spotlight on the Employee Caregiver

  • On April 1, 2014 ·

As Parents Age, Children And Their Employers Feel The Burden By Kathryn Dill March 31, 2014 About a year after his father died from pulmonary fibrosis, Richard Cabrera’s mother’s mental capacity began to decline noticeably. She was in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, and for the next five years Cabrera, now 49, would become…

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ReACT Rings New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell

  • On November 26, 2013 ·

Coalition Highlights Exploding Elder Caregiving Needs During National Caregivers Month   New York, NY (November 26, 2013) – To celebrate National Caregivers Month and recognize the important role that employers of all shapes and sizes play as caregiving responsibilities rise for their employees, ReACT (Respect A Caregiver’s Time) rang the New York Stock Exchange Opening…

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ReACT Launches Employer Resources to Enhance Caregivers’ Productivity in the Workplace

  • On November 20, 2013 ·

ReACT Launches Employer Resources to Enhance Caregivers’ Productivity in the Workplace Cross-sector Coalition Leads Business Response to Exploding Elder Caregiving Needs Washington, DC (November 20, 2013) – Today, in recognition of National Caregiver’s Month, ReACT (Respect A Caregiver’s Time) announces the launch of its Employer Resource Guide: Four Steps for Supporting Employees with Caregiving Responsibilities,…

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Pfizer ReACT Gallup Poll

  • On December 5, 2011 ·

Working American caregivers — those who work at least 15 hours per week and help care for an aging family member, relative, or friend — report that their caregiving obligations significantly affect their work life. Read More.

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Most Caregivers Look After Elderly Parent; Invest a Lot of Time

  • On July 28, 2011 ·

The large majority of employed American caregivers — people who work at least 15 hours per week and help care for an aging family member, relative, or friend — are looking after an elderly parent. Specifically, 72% say they provide care to a parent and separately 67% say the person is 75 years of age…

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