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Archive | January, 2010

Resources for elder caregivers

It’s estimated that between 15 and 20 million U.S. employees are caring for aging parents and that caregiving results in more than $30 billion a year in lost productivity. CMHS offers a helpful new video which reviews programs and resources that are available to caregivers and those caring for elder parents. These programs could offer…

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Families in crisis: coping with domestic violence, substance abuse, mental health issues

Here in the Boston area, there’s been a tragic story of domestic violence leading to death. The 70 year old father of celebrated Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan, Daniel Kerrigan died after an altercation with his adult son, Mark Kerrigan. The senior Kerrigan was found bleeding and unconscious on the kitchen floor of his home, passing…

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Haiti resources for HR managers: finding loved ones; ways to help; managing trauma

We’ve received notice that several of our clients are concerned about relatives and loved ones who are missing in Haiti. Other clients have asked us about ways their organizations can help. We will use this post to link to helpful resources, and will update our list when we find additional resources: Looking for loved ones…

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Best & Worst Jobs 2010

In 1967 when Dustin Hoffman starred in The Graduate, the future may have been in plastics, but in 2010, actuarial science might be a safer bet. That’s the word according to the CareerCast 2010 Best & Worst Job rankings. Sarah Needleman of the Wall Street Journal offers a commentary on the 2010 list, and you…

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