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February “Senior Sense”: Choosing Your Battles As a Caregiver

As my parents aged, I was the daughter who stepped up to have difficult conversations with them. I...

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33 Equal Parts Podcast Episodes that Defined 2020 for Working Parents

When we launched the Equal Parts podcast more than a year ago, our mission was to help working...

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January “Senior Sense”: New Year New You?

While the celebrations this New Year’s Eve will be tempered, the feelings as the clock heralds 2021...

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4 Ways HR Leaders Have Reimagined Employee Benefits to Meet the Challenges of the Pandemic

It’s no exaggeration to say that 2020 has pushed us to the brink. Working parents have been hit...

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December “Senior Sense”: A Very COVID Christmas and Other Holiday Concerns

If you’re like me, you cannot wait to see 2020 come to a close. So much stress. So much loss. So...

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7 Reasons Family Care Benefits Can Help this Holiday Season

During a typical year, more than half of families find the holiday season stressful. But this year...

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November “Senior Sense”: Sometimes Doing Nothing Is the Most Important Thing You Can Do

As caregivers, we are wired to solve. We’re doers. Fixers. If our parents need errands, we run...

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October “Senior Sense”: Support for Sandwich Generation Caregivers

According to an AARP report, 44 percent of women ages 45 to 55 are in the difficult position of...

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September “Senior Sense”: When Your Aging Parent Won’t Accept Help

I would have cleaned up in a poker game against my mother; she had “a tell.” A tell is a subtle...

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Back-to-School 2020: Care.com survey reveals what’s really on the minds of working parents

This back-to-school season is anything but normal. With distance learning, split schedules, and...

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August “Senior Sense”: Siblings and Caregiving: More Heated Than a Summer Hot Spell

I am the youngest of three daughters, which for me meant I was not supposed to be the primary...

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July “Senior Sense”: 5 Strategies for Long Term Caregiving

One of my caregiver coping skills is a concept I call “contained pain.” It’s the idea that I can...

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