Employers and Respite
60% of caregivers work a full-time or part-time job
40% of caregivers cite the emotional stress of juggling caregiving with paid work as their biggest struggle
30% of caregivers are caring for 2 generations
Career disruptions and breaks due to caregiving can lead to substantial economic risk and even long-term financial struggles for caregivers.-Data courtesy of AARP: Valuing the Invaluable 2023
To address the growing needs of employees who also have family caregiving responsibilities, the Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network offers a Working Caregiver Survey which aims to help employers understand the prevalence and needs of their employees who have caregiving responsibilities, and providing a framework for responding to those needs.