Eldercare benefits expand beyond referral services

Elswick, Jill
April 2003
Employee Benefit News;4/15/2003, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p35
Reports on the inclusion of eldercare services in the employee benefits plan of some companies in the U.S., such as Illinois-based Baxter International, as of April 15, 2003. Significance of eldercare benefits; Features of the service; Reason for the inclusion of eldercare services in the benefit plans of Baxter.


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