It’s time to complete the picture and recognize public expenditures on supports for family caregivers as social investments in the well-being of individuals, families and communities
Human beings evolved to nurture – and that drive can extend to children who aren’t your own and even to members of other species.
New research shows that though we are good at making healthy choices for those we care for, we are often subsequently less good at taking care of ourselves.
A series of studies shows people taking care of loved ones equate effort with love, making them feel guilty for using a product that reduces that effort.
The Biden administration wants workers in child care and pre-K programs to earn at least $15 per hour.
To keep our health care providers healthy, we need to help them sleep.
School food programs should be key elements of governments’ COVID-19 responses. In planning these, the relationships that are part of providing food matter.
COVID-19 has spotlighted structural injustice inherent in child care in Canada. Organizational leaders have a responsibility to work together, with child care stakeholders, to redress this injustice.
A new study has found US mums have experienced a marked drop in their works hours during the pandemic. But this is not the case for dads.
For US parents, the health, economic and social crisis the COVID-19 pandemic brought about is compounded by the difficult if not impossible task of working, caring for and educating kids.
The United States has 53 million caregivers, according to the latest estimate. And COVID-19 makes what they do much harder.
Now that the pandemic has made migrant workers visible in Canada, as well as the true value of the work they do, it’s time to dramatically improve their working conditions.
Men who work in female-dominated fields tend to get more prestige and higher wages.
Care facilities are often considered a last resort in South Africa. Personal care is assumed to be provided by family and household members.
Technological solutions may help to relieve the burden of care for family, service providers and caregivers working with the elderly.
Some carers actually thrive in the face of dementia, here’s why.
This penalty can amount to more than 15 percent of a mom’s paycheck. Ramping up paid maternity leave and high-quality child care would probably help narrow the gap.
The demographics, which include declining numbers of adult children free to step up and potentially fewer immigrants, suggest that this big problem society faces will get bigger.
With people living longer lives and dementia on the rise, it’s time to consider whether it’s verboten for spouses acting as full-time caregivers to seek love and comfort outside their marriages.
Millions of American children are being cared for by grandparents. To honor Grandparents Day we ask: What are the social and health impacts of this often unexpected turn of events?