This Is The Moment For Working Caregivers To Get the Work-Life Balance They’ve Always Wanted and Needed

Now Is The Time For Caregivers To Get Work-Life Balance

The guidelines for a typical office employee were designed to fit neatly into a standard-sized box. Work in your assigned office space. Begin at 9 and end at 5. Take a thirty-minute lunch break at a designated time. Submit a request in advance for permission to take time off any …

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Three Easy Ways to Support Working Caregivers

Three Ways to Support Working Caregivers

When you enter the workforce, you quickly learn that part of the culture of being a professional is celebrating life events for your co-workers. Birthday cakes. Faux wedding showers. New baby gifts from the team. It all becomes a normal part of work life. And most employers are open and …

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Caregiving coordination by text? It’s full of problems

Caregiving coordination by text? It’s full of problems

Caregiving is truly a team sport. It’s nearly impossible for a single person to do it alone, which means there is a lot of back and forth needed to make sure that each meal, ride, and doctor’s appointment is accounted for. For lots of people that back and forth occurs …

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Upcoming Webinar - Working Caregivers: The Choices and Mindset

Upcoming Webinar: Working Caregivers: The Choices and Mindset

We’re super excited to be partnering with Network of Executive Women for a webinar on August 17th at 12 PM Central Time. As you know, being a working caregiver comes with unique challenges. We all want to do our best - while feeling our best mentally and physically. We will …

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The World Around Me is Reopening: Six Questions I Ask When Evaluating Risk

6 questions I ask when evaluating risk for my family

I consider myself a ninja-level caregiver. Over the last ten years, I have cared for my husband through a bone marrow transplant and multiple cancers. I know the protocols for when to worry and who to call. I know how often he should visit the doctors and what tests he …

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Telling Your Manager You’re A Caregiver

Telling Your Manager You’re A Caregiver

I was recently talking to a very successful sales professional who works at one of the biggest companies in the world. Despite always feeling very supported at work and having great relationships with his managers, he hid the fact that he was thrust into being a caregiver for his wife …

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Sandwich Generation Caregiving...With a Side of Chips

Sandwich Generation Caregiving...With a Side of Chips

In the caregiving world, the term “sandwich generation” is often used as a way to paint a picture of the complex and varied roles played by a caregiver. This phrase has become so prevalent in mainstream culture, that in 2006 Merriam-Webster and Oxford English Dictionaries officially added the term to …

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