Health

Catalyzing Technology to Support Family Caregiving

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Report
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Catalyzing Technology to Support Family Caregiving
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National Alliance for Caregiving

When Work Becomes A Haven From Stress At Home

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Blog
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When Work Becomes A Haven From Stress At Home
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NPR

Moms who worked full time reported significantly better physical and mental health than moms who worked part time, research involving more than 2,500 mothers found. And mothers who worked part time reported better health than moms who didn't work at all.

Presidential Memorandum -- Enhancing Workplace Flexibilities and Work-Life Program

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Press Release
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Presidential Memorandum -- Enhancing Workplace Flexibilities and Work-Life Program
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The White House

MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES 

SUBJECT:      Enhancing Workplace Flexibilities and Work-Life Programs

10 Commitments Of People Achieving Successful Work-Life Integration

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10 Commitments Of People Achieving Successful Work-Life Integration
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Forbes

And one final agreement they make to themselves: They say, “I can have what I want, both through work and outside of work, because I’m smart, open, and realistic about my goals.  I know what I need now, and what I want later, and I don’t have to compromise, settle, or diminish who I am to build the life I want.”

Growing Number of Dads Home with the Kids

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Report
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Growing Number of Dads Home with the Kids
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Pew Research Social & Demographic Trends

"The remainder of this report analyzes the likelihood of being a stay-at-home father, as well as the reasons some fathers are at home, and the profiles of employed fathers and stay-at-home fathers. Chapter 1 highlights trends in the likelihood of being a stay-at-home father among those dads who live with their children. It also illustrates how the likelihood of being a stay-at-home father varies for different demographic groups.

More Dads Stay At Home, But Reasons Are Complex

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News Article
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More Dads Stay At Home, But Reasons Are Complex
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USA Today

More dads are staying at home due to disability or illness, the waning job market or wanting to be the primary caregiver for their children.

A Corporate Athlete Approach to Work-Life Balance- HBR

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Blog
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A Corporate Athlete Approach to Work-Life Balance- HBR
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Harvrad Business Review Online
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Scott Behson, PhD.

Work-Life Balance Through Interval Training

"In work and family, we need to rethink the notion that non-performance time is wasted time. Instead, we need to see that recovery is a key component of sustained high performance."

http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/06/work-life-balance-through-interval-training/

Both Employers And Employees Can Benefit From Greater Workplace Flexibility, Study Finds

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Blog
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Both Employers And Employees Can Benefit From Greater Workplace Flexibility, Study Finds
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Huffington Post

Sociologists from the University of Minnesota found work environments that allow their employees increased schedule flexibility and supervisor support are able to also minimize workers' struggles with balancing work and family time.

"This study has major practical value in helping organizations imagine similar ways to resolve their employees' chronic sense of being pulled in two directions by obligations at work and at home," study researcher Phyllis Moen said in a statement.

I Refuse to Be Busy

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Blog
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I Refuse to Be Busy
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New York Times Motherlode

Two Years Later ... Still Stressed and Pressed

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News Article
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Two Years Later ... Still Stressed and Pressed
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Workforce

Companies continue to ask workers to do more with less. But there are signs that organizations have hit a tipping point and are starting to jeopardize their future success.

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