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gives you practical tools to help your employees understand and prepare for the health challenges of caregiving. Learn how to manage the demands caregiving places on the workplace and how your workforce can benefit from the employee site at Be Smart. Be Well. Caregiving

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Research & Best Practices

Research, case studies and best practices to help you understand how caregiving impacts the workplace and how some employers are responding.

MetLife Mature Market Institute
Read “The MetLife Study of Working Caregivers and Employers Health Care Costs: New Insights and Innovations for Reducing Health Care Costs for Employers,” a February 2010 Report.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Read “Employer Best Practices for Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities” from the U.S. EEOC.

Family Caregiver Alliance
Read “Workplace Programs for Family Caregivers: Good Business and Good Practice,” a study published by The Center for Productive Aging at Towson University and the Family Caregiver Alliance.

National Alliance for Caregiving
Read “Corporate Eldercare Programs: Their Impact, Effectiveness and the Implications for Employers,” a summary of findings from a study by the National Alliance for Caregiving and the Center for Productive Aging.

Workforce Management
Read “Caregiver Resources for Employers” from the HR publication “Workforce Management.”

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
Visit Caregiver Employer, a web site for employers and HR professionals of working caregivers sponsored by the Area Agencies on Aging of North Central Texas, Dallas County and Tarrant County.