Employee Benefit News: “Innovative employers enhance caregiver benefits”

  • On October 16, 2017 ·

Innovative employers enhance caregiver benefits Sheryl Smokin 10/09/2017 https://www.benefitnews.com/news/innovative-employers-enhance-caregiver-benefits Some employers are starting to get it: The U.S. population isn’t getting any younger. In fact, by 2040 the percentage of people aged 65 and older will have nearly doubled to nearly 22%, up from 13% in 2010. Even more telling, the age 85-plus cohort is…

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New Study: “The Many Faces of Caregivers”

  • On September 21, 2017 ·

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…

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ReACT Featured in U.S. Department of Labor Webinar

  • On June 28, 2017 ·

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…

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New Report Spotlights Promising Workplace Practice to Support the Nation’s 21 Million Employed Caregivers

  • On June 8, 2017 ·

New Report Spotlights Promising Workplace Practices to Support the Nation’s 21 Million Employed Caregivers More Companies Respond to the Growing Needs of Working Caregivers With Expert Resources, Flexible Work Arrangements, Paid Time Off, Online Tools, and High-Touch Services  WASHINGTON, DC — Today, AARP and the Respect A Caregiver’s Time Coalition (ReACT) released a new report, “Supporting…

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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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