You understand what financial impacts are experienced while being a caregiver and rarely is there time to think about your financial future. This document, Financial Steps for Caregivers, can help you create strategies for your financial health. Although this booklet is geared towards women caregiving for older adults we are sure there is information that can be gleaned from it to help any caregiver.
With the millennial generation taking on the role of caregiver, employers are faced with recognizing that paid family leave needs to extend beyond leave for new parents. This article, Paid Leave for Caregivers Being Used to Attract Millennials, brings up some great reasons why employers need to respond to this “growing segment of the workforce.” For the full article click on this link Paid Leave...
If you want to share your experiences with caregiving and work, Joe Fuller would love to hear from you. Stories submitted will be shared anonymously on social media or will be used in the future as Professor Fuller and his team work to bring attention to this important issue. Submit stories to ManagingTheFutureOfWork@hbs.edu.
If you would like to submit your comments for the Idaho State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) amendments, the comment period ends on May 31st. To access all documents and read more please follow this link PUBLIC NOTICE.
- Eating a balanced diet – this can help not only with your nutrition but also with providing you with the healthy energy needed.
- Getting rest – rest not only allows your body a time to recharge and face the day but it also provides your brain a time to process. Sleep, or a lack there of, impacts emotions, response to stressors, and clarity of mind/thought.
- Exercise – Even if it is taking a short walk with your caree any movement is better than no movement. Exercise provides our body with energy, strength, and the ability to handle stress.
This is the month to celebrate all the connecting, creating, and contributing older Americans do each and every day. Thank you!