This Father’s Day, have the conversation

Happy Father’s Day. Protecting your child(ren) is a responsibility that never goes away which is why having a conversation on advance care planning is so important. These conversations help your loved ones become aware of and understand your wishes. It will not alleviate all stress but can decrease the amount of stress experienced by not … Continue reading This Father’s Day, have the conversation

Care Culture in the Workplace

Does your business or the company you work for have a care culture you can be proud of? Do you feel supported by your employer when it comes to having to tend to your caregiving responsibilities? Here is a great report released by Harvard Business School df

What Matters to You?

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?

Are employers seeing the light?

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?

Sharing your caregiving story

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

1st Week Blog Post: What is Respite Care?

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: What is Respite Care?