Elder Care: A New and Unfamiliar Challenge

As Canada’s workforce grows older they encounter new and unfamiliar challenges outside of work that can negatively affect their concentration and performance in the office. Caring for elderly parents is a challenge almost every one of your employees will face at some point, and one that is difficult to prepare for.

If medical issues arise, employees are often thrown in a tailspin. They are often forced to travel long-distances to provide support and make important decisions regarding elder care. For an extended period they may be responsible for taking care of their parent or finding a facility that can provide it.…