This past Tuesday was World Mental Health Day, but we believe that it is important to live every day with acceptance and compassion for those living with mental illness. This World Mental Health Day had a focus on mental health in the work place.
Majorities of respondents in a survey of North American working family caregivers, conducted by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care® network, report caregiving has put a strain on multiple aspects of their lives including:
Thus, It is no surprise that the caregivers themselves are not the only ones affected. Senior caregiving in the workplace can have a negative impact on a business ranging from increased absenteeism to declining morale.
Here are the 5 Common Ways Eldercare Could Impact a Business:
Lastly, Here are some tips about how family caregivers can talk with their employers about their own care needs.
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