TITLE

Doing double time: Coping with work and eldercare

AUTHOR(S)
Lawrence, Bonnie
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;4/15/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with issues concerning U.S. employees who care for their aging parents and work full time, as of April 2004. Estimated percentage of caregivers who are also employed full time; Challenges posed by long-term care on families. INSETS: 12 tips for caregivers and employers;Help for Caregivers.
ACCESSION #
12853639

 

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