Caring for Work-from-home Caregivers

Aging baby-boomers are creating another boom. As baby boomers get older, they will be the ones diagnosed with dementia, creating a dementia boom that will present major challenges for their working caregiver children, the health care system, workplaces and the economy. Parking parents with dementia in nursing homes isn’t going to be the easiest option in an already overburdened health care system with limited capacity in long-term care residences.
Employers should prioritize caregiving in employee benefits plans and corporate social responsibility programs.

Dementia care…the downside of working from home

Caregivers of persons with dementia are more likely to be frequently absent from work. As the burden of care increases with the progression of the disease, caregivers may be forced to take disability leave, require medical care, and endure further financial hardship. The adverse effects of dementia impact caregivers, the health care system, the economy, and workplaces are also adversely impacted.
We must act now to implement dementia prevention strategies.

Addressing Violence Against Women Through Education & Pay Equity

Women gain self confidence and self-esteem when they are empowered to make their own choices, to use their talents and to participate in the economy and in healthy partnerships.

Why we need to hear Derek Chauvin’s side of the story

We need to deepen our collective understanding of the fears, beliefs, and responses of people who use the authority entrusted to them to abuse those who are defenseless and vulnerable, particularly those of the Black race.  These “people” include employers, landlords, judges, teachers, corporate executives, politicians, priests, pastors, healthcare workers and many more of us. This is why Derek Chauvin needs to tell his side of the story, by answering the following questions.