Monthly Archives: June 2010

Why employers need the 411 on elder care

One seminar I like to provide to the businesses in Family Staffing Solutions’ service areas is on elder care solutions.

Though someone might wonder about the benefit of hosting such an event, I would bring up to him/her the statistic that, within the next few years, approximately 40% of the work force over the age of 30 will be caring for older adults in some capacity.

Faced with that reality, all employers should want to know about the advantage of offering information to their employees about a local solution for those dealing with older family members, don’t you agree?

According to one study, businesses in our country have lost between $11.4 billion and $29 billion or more in employee retention, absenteeism and productivity due to elder care giving. Continue reading

Ask Becci: Top 10 Questions To Ask Care Companies

One of the most challenging obstacles to ensure the best in-home care for an aging family member or friend is finding one that meets your specific requirements.

While we know that Family Staffing Solutions isn’t available in every town (we’re working on it!), we are always willing to share our thoughts on the  most important  questions to ask a representative when considering a personal assistance care company  as a provider of services for your elderly loved one.

At Family Staffing Solutions, Inc. we  recommend that you ask these specific questions and expect very specific answers: Continue reading

Why Robyn Put It In Writing

As a writer of elder care resources and books that celebrate life after 80, I’m always delighted to know how they help those involved with the senior community. After all, our mission at Family Staffing Solutions is: To be recognized as the industry leader for integrity and excellence in Personal Assistance Care achieved with a positive, joyful approach that improves the lives of our Clients, Employees, and Franchisees.

I have to admit though that even after all this time, I’m still incredibly touched by the letters and emails I receive from this community I serve.

Like this one from Robyn: I feel very blessed to have contributed to her mother’s care and am excited that she gave me permission to share her story with you. Enjoy! Continue reading