Millions of Americans are balancing informal caregiving responsibilities for loved ones while also working a full-time job. And those working caregivers often struggle to do both to the best of their abilities. A recent article in Benefits magazine describes how employers can support their working caregiver employees to avoid the negative business impacts that can develop from working caregivers pushing themselves too hard to keep that balance.
James Weil, a Torchlight advisor and consultant specializing in health, aging, and the workplace, mentioned torchlight in his Benefits magazine article. Weil also made several concrete recommendations for businesses concerned with the challenge of caregivers in the workplace.