June 25, 2014 | Laurel Jones

Presenteeism and the Working Family Caregiver

Presenteeism is a term that is used with human performance measurement by human resources and organizational leaders. It is the enemy of highly functioning teams.  Presenteeism is described as being present at work but not being productive due to mental or physical health reasons.  This can take the form for excessive time on the phone or internet […]

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May 8, 2014 | Laurel Jones

Mother’s Day and Beyond

As you spend your weekend thinking of ways to show your mother, or the person who’s been like a mother to you, just how wonderful they are, think about ways that you can help them take care of themselves.  Also think of ways to touch her heart. Mothers are the world’s most famous family caregivers.  […]

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March 26, 2014 | Laurel Jones

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When Life Barges In – Caregiving and Support

It’s a good day.  You’re aware that you are living in the fruits of your labor.  A minute after you enjoy that awareness, a new reality barges into your life.  The phone rings. You get a text, or an E-mail.  It’s your parent, spouse,  50+ year old family member or friend that you love – […]

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