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How your employer can retain the skills of working carers

... How your employer can retain the skills of working carers CARERS, EMPLOYMENT, ELDERCARE, WORK ... BALANCE By Kathy Lawrence We've come a long way in recognising the needs of parents at work ... Now in an ageing population it's time to help at those caring for elders or risk losing ...

How I coped with my mum's dementia

... gradually fading away. The challenge of juggling work with care At the time of my mum's ... the employer which is why managing work/life balance is of particular interest to me. ... mum's dementia dementia, Alzheimer's, workload, balance, story, This week's storyteller is Lesley ...

Supporting dementia carers at work

... Supporting dementia carers at work DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY, OFFICE, DEMENTIA CARERS As a full-time Project Manager ... with dementia. Good work/carer/life balance is challenged. The sense of isolation ... the effect on performance and health is significant, but dementia carers think they won't be understood ...

Fresh ideas on balancing work and eldercare

... Fresh ideas on balancing work and eldercare carer, workload, responsibility, retirement, career Women in their 50s and 60s are working ... Fresh ideas on balancing work and eldercare carer, workload, responsibility, retirement, career Women in their 50s and 60s are working ...

Top tips for helping older people overcome mild depression

... the country or beyond. And even finishing work is sometimes not the boon many have imagined ... their golden years. Sometimes, however, life has other ideas. Maybe the bank balance ... quite stretch to an annual cruise, or the grandkids might end up living at the other ...

How to successfully request flexible working hours

... How to successfully request flexible working hours workload, eldercare, balance, carer, career ... inevitably interfere with productivity at work.Loyalty vs. life balance. Those who've worked at the same ... for a long period of time may feel they're unable to ask for a change to their ...

Safe exercise in later life expands horizons

... ? Perhaps you have set techniques that have worked for you? Let us know with a ... Safe exercise in later life expands horizons exercise, mobility, independence, surgery, injury ... you, your family and inevitably your bank balance in the long run. If your parent ...

Reaching the other side of dementia care

... siblings and their families. As a full-time working mum, I devoted a significant amount of ... with dementia, and is now reclaiming her life. Looking back she realises there was an ... dementia, carer, responsibility, workload, balance, story This week's storyteller has chosen to ...

Shall I invite Dad to live with us?

... my mum died. I know it wouldn't work. He doesn't get on that well with ... need more support? Does he miss family life? Did he and your mother have a ... one-to-one help for people who are struggling to balance work and care, or cope with mid-life ...

I'm struggling with my aunt's reliance on me as her carer

... It then falls to me as a single working mum or my sister who works very long ... . I also don't drive which makes life harder. She refuses to cook for herself even ... one-to-one help for people who are struggling to balance work and care, or cope with mid-life ...