June 6, 2019 is ‘What matters to you?’ Day. The aim of creating a day around this question is to help encourage the shift of conversation between patient and health care provider from what is wrong with you, to what matters to you. The intention of the question has since expanded to reach everyone you … Continue reading What Matters to You?
With the millennial generation taking on the role of caregiver, employers are faced with recognizing that paid family leave needs to extend beyond leave for new parents. This article, Paid Leave for Caregivers Being Used to Attract Millennials, brings up some great reasons why employers need to respond to this “growing segment of the workforce.” … Continue reading Are employers seeing the light?
If you want to share your experiences with caregiving and work, Joe Fuller would love to hear from you. Stories submitted will be shared anonymously on social media or will be used in the future as Professor Fuller and his team work to bring attention to this important issue. Submit stories to ManagingTheFutureOfWork@hbs.edu.
If you would like to submit your comments for the Idaho State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) amendments, the comment period ends on May 31st. To access all documents and read more please follow this link PUBLIC NOTICE.
It’s hard enough to focus on your health when you have to just take care of yourself, but how can you possibly make time to do so when taking care of your caree (a person you provide care for)? Some ways suggested in an article published in 2016: Eating a balanced diet – this can … Continue reading Checking in with yourself
From the Editor: Today’s guest blog is from Dan Canfield, program founder of Hike2Heal, a non-profit respite program coming next year to the Boise area. Reading time: 5 mins. Hike 2 Heal: A New Respite Program As I was applying for jobs during my last year of college, the full time job that I landed … Continue reading ICA Guest Blog: Hike 2 Heal with Founder Dan Canfield
Welcome to the Idaho Caregiver Alliance’s (ICA) new website! My name is Ryan Hoffman and I will be updating this blog periodically. I am new to ICA and look forward to using my background in media communication to further the goals of the organization. Check back from time to time for information on resources, local … Continue reading 1st Week Blog Post: Welcome + Respite Is the First Step