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 to Participate in U.S. Department of Labor Webinar

  • On May 30, 2017 ·

ReACT convener Drew Holzapfel will be a featured speaker on a webinar titled, “Creating a Culture of Care: Corporate Responses to Rising Eldercare Demands.” The webinar is being organized by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau and will take place on Wednesday, June 21st from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST. To learn more…

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How to Disrupt the Health Care Industry

  • On March 14, 2017 ·

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…

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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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ReACT Members Participate at 2015 White House Conference on Aging

  • On July 13, 2015 ·

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Major employers join The White House Conference on Aging to announce new Caregiving research agenda Employers, including AARP, Care.com, Home Instead Senior Care and Transamerica, Respond to Growing Impact of Caregiving on Their Employees  Washington, DC  –  On the occasion of today’s White House Conference on Aging, major employers led by…

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ReACT #PoweringCare Social Media Campaign

  • On May 28, 2015 ·

Please join us for the ReACT #PoweringCare social media campaign to be held from June 8th -26th. The campaign, themed around what powers caregivers – from technology to employer support and resources – will feature co-hosts Amy Goyer (@AmyGoyer) from AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving (@NA4Caregiving). Each week of the campaign will feature…

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