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 are pleased to release a new report, “Supporting Working Caregivers: Case Studies of Promising Practices.” The report highlights trends in policies and practices designed to support working caregivers. It showcases 14 organizations that are leading the way by providing a broad array of information resources and referrals, flexible work arrangements, paid time off for caregiving, emergency backup care, and, in some cases, high-touch counseling and care management advice. Read more.
Caregiving Is Risky Business for Family Caregivers New research from Transamerica Institute finds caregivers risking their health and finances to care for loved ones LOS ANGELES, CA – September 19, 2017 – Nine out of 10 non-professional family caregivers feel that it’s important to provide a good quality of life for the person they care…Continue Reading
On June 21st, the U.S. Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau held a webinar on corporate responses to rising eldercare demands. The webinar used ReACT’s Promising Practices in Workplace Eldercare report to highlight insights from Fortune 100 companies, universities, and non-profits. The webinar’s featured speakers included Drew Holzapfel, ReACT Convener; Grace Protos, New York’s regional administrator for the…Continue Reading