Navigation Links
CWRU researchers profile women's employment, caregiving workloads, effort and health
Date:4/29/2014

d cost more than $450 million annually if someone were paid to do the work.

"These savings to society may overshadow the cost it has on the caregivers' economic stability and health," Juratovac said. It is known from national surveys (e.g., Metlife) that caring for someone at home can cost employed women caregivers in obscured ways, as they may pass up job advancement, lose employment benefits by working fewer hours, and strain household budgets to pay for caregiving expenses.

Juratovac said she hopes the detailed findings promote a discussion among policymakers and employers to help employed caregivers facilitate their dual workloads.

She suggests, for example, flexible work schedules that allow employed caregivers to manage their responsibilities on behalf of their care recipient (such as consulting with health care providers) when necessary during the work day, while maintaining their productivity and managing their responsibilities in the paid workplace.

And since the researchers found it difficult to characterize the variety of "part time" employment experiences, suggestions were made - for research and for industry - to improve methods for measuring the time and effort that caregivers spend in caregiving tasks and other tasks over time, in order to more fully understand their full workload.


'/>"/>

Contact: Susan Griffith
susan.griffith@case.edu
216-368-1004
Case Western Reserve University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Drug monitoring information improves regimen adherence, Carnegie Mellon researchers say
2. Researchers identify mechanism of cancer caused by loss of BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene function
3. Indiana University researchers gauge the toll of trampoline fractures on children
4. AGA showcases its commitment to improving the pipeline of minority researchers
5. Researchers identify potential new strategy to treat ovarian cancer
6. NYU Steinhardt researchers to study why male millennials risk HIV transmission
7. Researchers generate immunity against tumor vessel protein
8. Researchers at LSTM part of the international team to sequence the tsetse genome
9. Oxygen diminishes the hearts ability to regenerate, researchers discover
10. Finnish team of researchers finds a mutation in a tumor of the jaw
11. Depressed? Researchers identify new anti-depressant mechanisms, therapeutic approaches
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... Only 20 percent of healthcare providers currently meet ... according to a new report . , Over 200 ... request from Smart Data pioneer peer60. Participants reported ... violate privacy laws in many states. , “Reaching the ACA’s ... clinics are failing to do so in part because it ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Crossing, PA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 ... Washington Crossing Historic Park in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania on ... maintain the park. “We have been looking for different ... organizations,” said Matt Kiernan, Partner with Pharmica Consulting. “When ... significant part of U.S. history, we jumped at the ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Teen substance abuse is long been a major issue ... of young adults falling victim to a drug or alcohol ... the community, the new Troubled Teens Boca Raton helpline was ... overcome something like teenage alcohol abuse . The helpline ... best teen recovery facility to focus on achieving sobriety. ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014 Recently nominated as the Women’s ... the journey to be the man he is today. Growing ... had a positive look on women, respecting them as professionals and ... gratefulness and thanks to a man who he had the pleasure ... Stern. , KC Armstrong’s name will ring a bell to most ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Most people ... the summer months often get overlooked for a variety ... important for food pantries. Understanding this need, Dr. ... chiropractic & natural health care center, wanted to heighten ... clinic hosted its first annual Thanksgiving in July food ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Report: Only 20 Percent of Healthcare Providers Meet ACA Requirement 2Health News:Pharmica Spends the Day Helping to Preserve Washington Crossing Historic Park 2Health News:New Helpline Provides Hope for Troubled Teens in Boca Raton 2Health News:WRNW1's KC Armstrong Expresses Thanks and Appreciation to Howard Stern 2Health News:AlignLife Springfield Office Donates 565 Canned Goods to Springfield Food Pantry 2
... Cleveland Clinic researchers have identified a cellular pathway that cancer ... an aggressive brain tumor. The research published in the ... that existing medications block this cancer-promoting pathway and delay glioma ... these often fatal brain tumors. Malignant gliomas account for ...
... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter , FRIDAY, July 8 (HealthDay ... with red hair, Rothschild admits her compulsion to get a perfect ... said Rothschild, now 27 and living in Northampton, Mass. "I hated ... and thought I looked slimmer" when tan. As a result, ...
... -- Today at the Neglected Tropical Diseases Meeting of ... the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) announced the ... infection drug portfolio to address unmet needs of patients ... assess the potential of the drug flubendazole to treat ...
... News) -- Many American teens maintain their religious identity through ... religious activities declines, a new study finds. This was ... Asian, Latin American and European backgrounds -- according to University ... colleagues. The study of 500 teens in the Los ...
... research and treatment of pediatric leukemia at St. Jude Children,s ... Henry M. Stratton Medal from the American Society of Hematology ... the fight against this blood cancer during the past three ... co-founder of Grune and Stratton, the medical publishing house that ...
... , THURSDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- Gonorrhea ... cephalosporins, the only remaining class of antibiotics available to ... report. Researchers analyzed 10 years, worth of gonorrhea ... samples were collected between January 2000 and June 2010 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Brain tumor discovery could lead to new treatment 2Health News:From Tanning Beds to Melanoma Surgery 2Health News:From Tanning Beds to Melanoma Surgery 3Health News:DNDi expands activities to neglected patient needs in the field of helminth infections 2Health News:DNDi expands activities to neglected patient needs in the field of helminth infections 3Health News:Religious Identity Remains Constant in Teen Years: Study 2Health News:Ching-Hon Pui, M.D., honored by the American Society of Hematology for work in childhood cancer 2Health News:Gonorrhea's Growing Resistance to Antibiotics Concerns CDC 2
(Date:8/20/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets ... Advanced Wound Care and Closure Market (Types, Applications, ... Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, ... report to their offering. The ... closure market (types, applications, end user and geography) ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014  Decision Resources Group finds ... ablation device market will expand through 2023 ... atrial fibrillation (AF). The increasing acceptance of ... AF will spur adoption of premium-priced products ... advanced loop diagnostic catheters, cryoablation catheters and ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... , Aug. 20, 2014 ApolloDx™ today announced ... platform during a special event at the company,s office ... on September 5, 2014. The event, which will start ... ApolloDx website, www.apollodx.com .    "We ... said Jared Bauer , Co-Founder and Managing Partner ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Advanced Wound Care and Closure Market (Types, Applications, End User and Geography) - Forecast to 2020 2Electrophysiology Mapping and Ablation Device Market in Japan to Reach $1.1 Billion by 2023 2Electrophysiology Mapping and Ablation Device Market in Japan to Reach $1.1 Billion by 2023 3
... Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA ), a leading ... a letter dated January 18, 2012 from The Nasdaq Stock ... from the Company,s Board of Directors effective January 4, 2012, ... Nasdaq,s requirement that its audit committee consists of at least ...
... Ind., Jan. 24, 2012 Elanco, the animal health ... LLY ), today announced that Lilly has signed an ... company specializing in the development and commercialization of innovative ... egg, and meat production. Feed enzymes are naturally occurring ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sinovac Receives Nasdaq Deficiency Letter Regarding Audit Committee Requirement 2Elanco Animal Health Announces Lilly's Agreement to Acquire ChemGen Corp. 2Elanco Animal Health Announces Lilly's Agreement to Acquire ChemGen Corp. 3Elanco Animal Health Announces Lilly's Agreement to Acquire ChemGen Corp. 4
... is the first hernia repair material ... operative contamination of the material. This ... preservative agents, silver carbonate and chlorhexidine ... colonization on the patch for up ...
... in 1958, Bard mesh has become the ... compared. Bard mesh was used by Dr. ... "tension-free" hernia repair many years ago. Lichtenstein ... ideal" substance for permanent reinforcement of hernia ...
... PerFix plug technique, recommended for the ... indirect and direct inguinal hernias, provides ... technique, requiring less overall dissection and ... repair technique. The result is increased ...
... is a compact, highly portable, single wavelength ... integrated StarPulse feature enables the treatment of ... leg and face, and pigmented surface lesions, ... used as a continuous wave laser for ...
Medicine Products: