Digital media and electronics have become an increasingly unavoidable part of our children’s lives. From videos for babies to social media accounts that kids open as early as 10 years old, digital devices are now a part of every step in the childhood experience. Here at Torchlight, we discuss..
Screen Time. Your Kids. Staying Sane.
Hidden Elements of Long-Term Care Costs
Older adults who require no assistance with the Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and have no skilled care needs typically live on their savings, social security, a pension from work, and other private resources within their homes. But, when long-term caregiving needs arise, because of illness,..
Who REALLY are your Employee Caregivers?
It is no secret in the corporate world that work life challenges for employees cause reduced focus on work, decreased productivity and lost employee engagement with their employer. Lost productivity, increased absenteeism, increased health care claims costs, and a decrease in the overall..
torchlight Founder and CEO Adam Goldberg Joins The Forbes Technology Council
Torchlight founder/CEO Adam Goldberg made his debut today as a member of the Forbes Technology Council, an "invitation-only organization comprised of elite CIOs, CTOs and technology executives." Mission of the council: to provide unique and timely perspectives on the biggest technology..
Webinar: “Who Bears The Costs Of Education For Children With Disabilities” -- Please Send Us Your Questions
Next Wednesday, May 24, we are formally launching TLC -- the Torchlight Learning Community -- a series of online and offline events featuring the nation’s leading thinkers and doers in caregiving. Our first event -- “Who Bears the Cost of Educating Children with Disabilities?” -- will feature a..
Chronicles Of Caregiving: Rosalynn Carter
"There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers."
-- Rosalynn Carter
Beginning today – here on the Torchlight blog – we are launching a series of short..
New Blog Series: Chronicles of Caregiving
Starting tomorrow, Torchlight will be posting a series of profile, stories, and interviews with some of our nation's most accomplished leaders in caregiving. First profile: Rosalynn Carter, who has helped to elevate the cause of caregiving and who – through her non-profit, the Rosalynn Carter..
What is TLC?
It was less than a year ago that I first met with the Torchlight team to take a look at what the company does and where it sits in the US caregiving ecosystem. As a member of the board of advisors, my role then was to help the company reimagine its approach to how it speaks with its many..
What is the actual cost to businesses of having caregivers in the workforce?
On its face, this question seems nearly impossible to answer. After all, much of the impact of having caregivers within your workforce seems somewhat nebulous: how do you even measure the lost mindshare of an employee who’s focusing, for instance, on a parent with memory issues or on a child..
Is your company prepared to prevent Family Responsibilities Discrimination lawsuits?
It’s the law. Companies may not discriminate against their employees who are members of protected classes. Most HR staff and compliance officers can rattle off the list of protected classes (race, religion, gender, orientation, age, disability, etc.) in short order. Yet, many remain unaware of..