Businesses Struggle With Issue of “Caregiver” Employees
Recent statistics show that more than 44 million Americans are providing caregiving for an adult family member and 61 percent of those caregivers are also working either full or part time. And if that’s not enough, about 13 percent of American households, known as the "sandwich generation" are caring for both children and aging parents. How are employers dealing with this?
Mike Switzer interviews Barbara Franklin, who leads the Business Task Force of the Greater Charleston Chapter of the National Aging in Place Council.