Category: The Work/Life Balance

Working Family Caregivers Needed to Try Online Tool

Are you caring for a family member while also working? If so, trying to manage your family member’s care might feel pretty overwhelming. Here’s an opportunity to advance research in caregiving while also benefiting from an online care management tool that can help you stay organized. Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging is looking for volunteers... Read more »

Working Mothers Caring for Those with Dementia: A Startling Report

We know there are more women than men with dementia, namely because women live longer and dementia is more likely to occur in older people. But do we think enough about the fact that the majority of dementia caregivers are also women? Let’s take it a step further. Among women caregivers, do we realize that... Read more »

When Caregivers Have Full-Time Jobs: A Call for Eldercare Programs

As many of you already know, caregiving is a full-time job. The combination of planning for care (including financial and legal planning), providing hands-on care, and coordinating health care providers can easily fill a caregiver’s day. But how in the world does this happen when the caregiver has a full-time job? We could surmise that... Read more »