Working It Out at Your Workplace

As a working caregiver, have you found that your personal and professional lives collide? If so, you are certainly not alone! Consider that many of us will work an average 40-hour work week. As a busy caregiver, you could easily add another 20 to 25 hours on top of that tending to an aging senior’s needs and little time remains. As a means to ease that burden, employers could better recognize these challenges and make caregiving respite much easier for their own working staff. Just one idea would be to welcome their staff’s elderly parents into the workplace to receive care and support while sons and daughters are on the job. With the ever-rising number of employees trying vainly to juggle their own career and caregiving responsibilities, this change might well be in order.

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