March 16 is “Companies That Care” Day – a day we commemorate how employers care for society, for the environment and most especially for their employees.
One of the areas of focus for Sherri Snelling and Caregiving Club are the working caregivers. Approximately seven out of 10 caregivers work full or part-time and represent 15 percent of the overall workforce. What are the support systems through employers to help these caregivers stay healthy and on the job? Sherri has explored this question in several articles for PBS Next Avenue and Forbes.com and is currently at work on a new book on the topic. Read her articles here:
A New Era – Companies Supporting Caregivers (originally published on Forbes.com)
Caregiving is a Corporate Issue (originally published on Forbes.com)
Creating Company Culture that Cares About Caregivers (originally published on Huffington Post)
And, Caregiving Club offers it Me Time Monday video about tips for working caregivers: