Tag Archives: working daughters

Working Daughters on the Brian Lehrer Show

I had the pleasure of joining The Brian Lehrer Show (WNYC) to discuss the challenges facing unpaid caregivers.The callers had great comments, questions, suggestions, and insights. We covered long term-care insurance, tax credits for caregivers, the importance of self-care, and the legislation we need to support working, family caregivers. You can listen here. And let’s keep the […]

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Caregiver News Roundup Feb. 14, 2016

Here’s a roundup of news related to caregivers. I wrote an article about working daughters which ran in The Atlantic this week. It focuses on the need to support working women with parents, not just women who are parents. You can read it here. The Portrero Review highlights alarming survey results from UBS. Just 39 percent […]

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Caregiver News Roundup Jan 3, 2016

Happy New Year! In case you missed it, here’s a roundup of caregiver related stories and news from around the web: Pacific Business News has an interesting read on the pros and cons of proposed hospital patient discharge planning rules which would require in-hospital caregiver training before a patient is discharged. Chronogram has a great overview of what […]

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A Message for Managers: 3 Ways to Support Caregivers at Work

We talk so much about the impact parenting has on workers and yet parents can affect a career too. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 39.6 million people providing eldercare in the U.S., and the majority of them are women. The average caregiver is female, married, late 40s, with a living parent or parents […]

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