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Balancing Work and Caregiving

Managing a career while caregiving for a loved one, whether near or far, can be an overwhelming proposition. There are ways to manage both efficiently and effectively. Elinor Ginzler, Director of Livable Communities, offers a few tips that can ease the stress of work while caring for an older family member. Her advice includes keeping an open dialogue with your employer and colleagues and knowing HR policies on flextime schedules. Implementing these suggestions may help you find harmony and balance at work and at home.

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