The Caregiver Crisis: How Employers Can Help

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XpertHR, Xpert HR Blog, 5 July 2018
Authors: 
Robert S. Teachout
How many employees provide care for a child? For a parent? Grandparent? If you are an employer wondering which of your employees currently are or may soon become caregivers, the answer is simple: All of them. As caregiving affects more and more employees, it also has a negative impact on businesses that fail to address caregiving-related issues. Fortunately, it’s possible for employers to avert the problem by providing employees with the means to better handle caregiving challenges and reduce some of the stress and anxiety of trying to balance their work and caregiving responsibilities.