Look around your company. You may see a number of offices where people can close doors. Perhaps you have a sea of cubicles or open design office space. Or maybe your company is heavily decentralized with employees on the road. Whatever your structure - look around. You may see the office..
Who Competes for Your Employees?
Lost in the Dark - And a Path to Self Care
Elizabeth Miller shared the difficult caregiving story of her family in yesterday's blog post. Today she shares how caregiving directly impacted her daily life, her job and her very essence of self care. Join her as she began to find answers through the chaos.
Lost in the Dark - My Mom, My Dad, MY Kids, My Job, Me
Caregiving rocked Elizabeth's Miller's world in 2014. Actually, not just hers – but her whole family's lives were flipped upside down. As part of our "I am Your Employee Caregiver" series, we are honored to share her family's story, the impact on her busy daily life and her path to answers in..
5 Ways to Remove Stress from Employee Caregivers
As a best in class company you are very likely offering a variety of forms of wellness and employee engagement programs and strategies. Currently, corporate wellness programs are at least a $8 billion industry. This is only growing due to pressure from the people who matter - employees. Both Gen..
Carolyn Romano, JD - Engineering Products. Changing Lives.
At Torchlight, we are honored to have staff who not only truly care about people, but who are domain experts in either the caregiving world or their highly technical role. Our Head of Product, Carolyn Romano, J.D., embodies both. Carolyn was recently interviewed by Richard Banfield, CEO of Fresh..
Self Care Gifting Tips for Your Caregivers
`Sometimes, a loved one begins having an increasingly difficult time getting through their day-to-day life on their own. When this happens, they count on someone to be a caregiver in order to help them continue living independently. Caregivers dedicate their lives to helping others. It is time..
Sandwiched. Pressured. Valued.
It is easy for me to focus on the hard parts of being sandwiched. I guess that’s what I am - totally sandwiched. It is easy to overlook the ways that make doing it every day even possible. There are support structures that make it possible - not always sane - but possible. It’s important to..
Caregiver's Self Care Guide for the Holidays
Thanksgiving is over so now the full-on, Christmas and holiday craziness is here. Parties, wish lists, shopping, wrapping, decorating. Feel like hiding under a rock?
Caregiving. Family Dynamics. The Holidays!
For most families, the holidays are an opportunity to celebrate our love, gratitude, and appreciation for one another. But occasionally, the “perfect” holiday dinner can become less about togetherness and more about rehashing old arguments or addressing tension and stress that has been lingering..
I'm Caring. I'm Stressed. I feel Weak.
Most of us in our 30s, 40s or 50s have at one time been part of caring for a more elderly loved one - a parent, grandparent or more distant relative. And, wow, can it emotionally take you down a rabbit hole.