Services for businesses
Forward-looking businesses recognize
elder care as an employee issue, now and in the future. We provide
businesses with services relating to this need, including:
Why should companies be concerned with
It’s simply a matter of demographics and good business!
A national survey of U.S. companies found
that an average of 25% of all working adults have a “second job” – to help
help for their aging family members. Seventy four percent this “second
job” caused problems at work. Nearly half reported stress, more personal
phone calls during the day, or the need for extra days off from work to
take care of emergencies.
Another survey quantified this lost time,
phone calls, and late arrivals can cost a company more than nine hours
each month per caregiver.
Most caregivers range form 30 to 55 years
of age – prime employment ages. More than half also have children at home.
These baby boomers are now the Sandwich Generation, caught in the middle
of caring for the needs of children and parents.
As our labor force ages and more women, the
traditional caregivers for children and the elderly, enter the workplace
the impact of eldercare issues will continue to grow. Like childcare
during the 70’s and 80’s, eldercare is the business of the 90’s and
- On-site Education Seminars at various
times for employees on the topics such as: Aging & Family issues,
Medicare & Medicaid, Home Care Options, Nursing Home Placement, and
Legal & Financial Planning.
- On-site Information Booths to answer
questions and distribute helpful information.
- On-site Peer Support Groups / Caregiver
- Distribution of publication on special
subjects related to current aging issues.
- Supervisory Staff & Management Training
- Participation in New Employee
- Participation in Employee Health and
- Employee Survey.
- Focus Groups.
- Technical Assistance on Benefit Policy
- Publications on timely topics.
- Personalized Information and Referral
- Special Designated telephone line for
- Flexible hours for employee convenience.
- On-site consultation for employees who
prefer to meet at the workplace.
- Long distance care giving assistance for
employees whose elders live throughout the United States.
Services for elders and their
When miles or circumstances prevent you from being with your loved ones,
our team of professionals will manage and oversee all aspects of care for
your elder. We provide experience and expertise relating to:
- Geriatric Care
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Articles written by Gardner Riel, owner and founder of ElderLink.
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