September 27, 2016

The news that Deloitte is offering 16 weeks paid Caregiving leave to employees is generating a lot of questions in corporate spheres. It is becoming more and more clear that while high salaries play a part in attracting talent, benefit packages also make a big differen...

September 13, 2016

"Professional services giant Deloitte LLP just rocked the benefits world with word that its employee package will now include paid leave for all caregiving, including eldercare. Fortune magazine called the move “the latest in the paid leave arms race” ― a battle to att...

November 4, 2015

Shifting demographics and cultural changes are affecting the face of modern caregiving. As we explored in an earlier article, today’s caregiver doesn’t always meet the traditional image of the dutiful daughter with few outside responsibilities. In fact, data from the 2...

August 20, 2015

 "Brenda Hill has many identities. She works as a wealth adviser for BMO Nesbitt Burns in Caledon, Ont. She’s the primary caregiver for her 78-year-old mother, diagnosed five years ago with Alzheimer’s disease. And she’s the mother of two twentysomething kids.

Yet it’s...

August 18, 2015

"Public sector workers in larger organizations are missing work more often than private sector staff in smaller firms, but overall the lost days are costing the country more than $16 billion in lost productivity, a new report shows.

 

The Conference Board of Canada s...

August 11, 2015

"Canada’s population is getting older, forcing a number of employees to perform eldercare, increasingly on top of childcare, which often conflicts with their work demands. In this new environment, many are urging employers to show flexibility and accommodate workers en...

August 2, 2015

"Canadians who are currently torn between the demands of their jobs and caring for a loved one with dementia such as Alzheimer's disease could soon have access to innovative skills training and tools provided through their workplace. Mount Sinai Hospital has just been...

July 30, 2015

(www.ccc-ccan.ca, 2015)

 

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