by Jody Gastfriend, Harvard Business Review
This article discusses the effects of caregiving on employers and employees. It suggests ways companies can improve the situation to benefit everyone.
"Some companies are making it easier for caregivers to stay at work. Once afraid to speak up, caregiving employees are now giving voice to the realities of what they are up against: When your cell phone rings and you get that unexpected call, you can’t really hide the fact that Mom’s home health aide didn’t show up. You are going to have to blow off that mandatory management meeting to take her to the doctor instead."
Read the article here.