Posts tagged family caregiving
Family Caregivers and Finances - Part 1: Elements to Consider as a Caregiver

Approaching a difficult conversation never really becomes an easy task to execute. Especially when it involves a subject as sensitive and emotional as money. However, there are some ways that you can prepare yourself for this conversation and elements that you should consider before you impulsively initiate a well-intentioned discussion.

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Millennial Caregivers Part 3: How Caregiving Can Affect Your Career

According to a survey conducted by the AARP, 73% of millennial caregivers spend an average of 21 hours per week providing care for an aging loved one, which is essentially working a part-time job on top of a full-time job. And regardless of how you choose to approach your commitments, here’s a snapshot at the reality of how caregiving can impact your developing career.

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Getting Paid for Family Caregiving

Good news appears to be on the horizon for America’s 40 million family caregivers, as the Senate recently passed the RAISE Family Caregivers Act. Why create a national caregiving strategy? Some of the goals of this plan include: providing training for family caregivers, identifying ways to increase financial security for family caregivers, collecting and sharing information about innovative family caregiving models, and many other points that would help to strengthen the support surrounding this large, diverse and constantly growing population.

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