Caregiving impacts nearly 40 million families in the United States, with six out of ten working Americans caring for a family member age 50 and older. But it’s not just about caring for the elderly — “working caregivers” are increasingly challenged to care for dependent children, a spouse/partner, siblings, and yes, even family pets.
This presentation reviewed data on the impact to an employer’s bottom line from “working caregivers.” Ranging from presenteeism, distraction, and intermittent time out, to full absences depending on the situation, this webinar offered insight into how proactive employers, suppliers, and the medical community have implemented creative strategies to maintain productivity and employee morale while balancing consistent FMLA and ADA practices in support of the working caregivers.
- Mary Ellen Eady, MPA, Work-Life Specialist, Emory Caregiver Support Program, Emory University, Work-Life Resource Center
- Michelle Jackson, CLMS, Assistant Vice President, Unum
- Stephanie Willett, Director, Workforce Solutions Group, Unum
This webinar qualifies for the following CEUs: 1 CLMS, 1 CPDM, 1 PHR, and 1 SHRM. If you are interested in receiving CEU credit for the recorded webinar, you will need to listen to the full webinar, and then contact DMEC at 800.789.3632 or firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a certificate of attendance.
Full content is available to DMEC members only. Please log in to view the complete resource.
If you are not a DMEC member, we encourage you to join. DMEC members have access to white papers, case studies, @Work magazine articles, free webinars, legislative updates, and much more. These resources will assist you in building an effective and compliant integrated absence management program, saving you time, resources, and money. Learn more.
If you are being asked to log in more than once, please refresh your browser.