July Virtual: Innovative Benefits That Support Healthy Families and Caregivers

Wednesday, July 17, 2024


Innovative Benefits That Support Healthy Families and Caregivers

As the pandemic’s caregiving crisis showed, employers found significant gaps in their support for the parents and other caregivers in their workforces. The resulting scramble to help has produced a wealth of new HR policies, benefit offerings, and management practices. Where is the greatest demand for support, as well as the most innovative new methods? What have been the most cost-effective ways to help caregivers of all kinds, including parents as well as “sandwich generation” workers caring for elderly and disabled relatives? 

From Day One is a Recertification Provider for SHRM and HRCI. This session is eligible for 3 credits from both organizations. The Activity IDs will be sent to attendees after the conclusion of the session.


Delivering the Family-Friendly Benefits That Working Parents Actually Want

Investments in family-friendly benefits creates more satisfied workers and a positive workplace culture. But what are the benefits that working caregivers really want? It’s time to broaden benefits beyond parental leave, encompassing additional areas for a more achievable work-life balance and whole-person approach. This includes provisions like lactation support, health and wellness programs for the entire family, miscarriage leave, and beyond. 

The Business Case for Supporting Caregivers of Every Kind

A majority of workers at some point in their careers will need to provide specialized care for family members. And with a growing workforce in the sandwich generation, or caretakers for both young children and aging parents, caregiving support needs to be top of mind for employers. Employers want to help, but how can they put a value on this investment? What has research found in terms of boosting employee productivity, well-being, and engagement?

Supporting Women's Health Through All of Their Life Stages

Employers have an opportunity to promote the good health of their female workers by establishing a support system that recognizes the changing needs at every stage of life, which includes such issues as reproductive health, fertility, child-rearing, emotional well-being, menopause, and more. How can programs be more personalized to fit individual needs? What are the best combinations of overall health plans and point solutions?