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Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network - Respite Employer Engagement Initiative

  • 03 Nov 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Webinar

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Panhandle Worksite Wellness Council is delighted to partner with the Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network for an upcoming educational webinar presented by Kim Falk, UNMC’s Respite Employer Engagement Coordinator and Sharon Johnson, DHHS Program Coordinator:

Friday, November 3, 2017

10-11 am MT

  • Did you know there are over 200,000 caregivers in Nebraska?
  • How many of your employees are caregivers?
  • How could employers offer support to caregivers?

Family caregivers play a critical role in supporting individuals who need long-term services and supports. Respite provides an opportunity for family caregivers of individuals with disabilities, chronic health conditions or who are aging to take a much-needed break to care for themselves. Research shows that when family caregivers make time for themselves, they are better caregivers and continue in the caregiving role.

As the baby-boomer population ages, employers will see an impact of caregivers who are not able to stay in the work-force due to caregiving responsibilities. Assisting your employees in finding Respite to get a break from caregiving, may enable them to live a more balanced life and be focused and reliable employees.

There are a variety of respite resources available to Nebraska businesses and we are excited to share.  There is no cost to participate in this webinar.


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