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Reminder: Register for Eldercare Seminar!

If you missed the informative session with Mary Stehle, Senior Care Advisor, but are interested in learning more about the Care.com Senior Care advising, there are a couple of ways to learn more. You can call the Senior Planning Team at 1-855-781-1303 to connect with a care advisor. You can [...]

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Use Care.com to find W&L Student Babysitters

Are you looking for someone to help you with childcare? Use College Caregivers to contact W&L student caregivers on Care.com. After you register with Care.com you can search for Washington and Lee University students who are interested in providing childcare by going to the College Caregivers page. Enter your zip [...]

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Caregiving and the Holidays: Senior Care Seminar and Resources Available

Did you know that Care.com is a valuable online resource for information on a variety of senior care topics? The Care.com Articles and Resources page covers topics including elder law and legal information, aging related challenges and safety tips, and more.
A Care.com Senior Care Advisor will be on campus for [...]

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Need last minute care for a loved one?

Did you know that employees are eligible for a 60% subsidy for last minute care costs through Care.com? As winter approaches, the chance of illness increases. While we usually prefer to stay home when our family needs us, it is not always easy to rearrange work schedules. Use Care-on-Call for [...]

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National Work and Family Month: How can you make caregiving a little easier?

Do you provide emotional, physical or financial support to an adult or senior in your life? If so you are a caregiver. Many of us don’t even realize we fall into this category, and as a working caregiver you face unique challenges. October is National Work and Family Month so [...]

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Are You Aware of The Senior Care Planning Services Offered to Employees at W&L?

Caring for an aging parent can be a confusing and emotionally challenging experience for adult children. Decisions need to be made and it is not always clear what the best choices are and who is to be making those decisions. Individuals who are caring for aging parents are at higher [...]

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Need a Child or Elder Care Provider, House or Pet Sitter, Tutor …

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Need a childcare provider, house-sitter, pet-sitter, tutor or elder-care provider?  Benefit eligible employees have access to a searchable provider database through Care.com.  Access to this service/database of providers is paid for by W&L.
Care.com helps make finding the right care for your family easier and if you travel on work or play, you can [...]

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Free Webinar on 12/19 for Employees With Concerns About Aging Parents

Care.Com is offering a free webinar tomorrow, December 19, from noon – 1 called “Passing the Turkey and the Torch:  Caregiving and the Holidays.”  This webinar focuses on how adult children can handle realizations and changes in regards to aging parents during the holidays.  For more information, go to Caregiving and [...]

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A Proactive Approach to Caregiving – Part of the Life Happens! Series

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Join Care.com® for this informative senior care seminar!
Most people are inadequately prepared to face the complex issues associated with caring for an aging loved one. The process of caregiving often requires ongoing assessment, flexibility, and knowledge of our nation’s system of long term care delivery. Caregivers may suddenly find themselves [...]

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Elder Care Assistance from Care.com

My mom who lives in another state had a stroke last year resulting in some paralysis.  She is taking physical therapy at a nearby facility.  She now has limited mobility and needs help with various daily activities.  My sister has been with my mom since the stroke, but being the [...]

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