Womxn at Work | Caregivers On Balancing Family & Getting Things Done!

Toronto Campus

GA Toronto
Online Live (Current)
via Zoom

Womxn at Work | Caregivers On Balancing Family & Getting Things Done! | Toronto

Toronto Campus

GA Toronto
Online Live (Current)
via Zoom

About this event

“43.5 million adults provided unpaid care to an adult or a child with special needs in the previous year”, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving. WebMD states, “half of the workforce expects to be providing care for an elder in the next 5 years”. If you care for someone yourself, then you know how much dedication and time it takes. Everyday is filled with constant pivoting, adaptability, and resourcefulness.

These initial statistics speak for themselves: + 70% of working caregivers suffer work-related difficulties due to their dual roles. (National Alliance for Caregiving) + Mothers are spending more time in the labor force than in the past, but also more time on child care. (Pew Research) + Many working mothers believe becoming a parent taught them how to maximize their time and be more calm under pressure. (Business Insider)

Come for the inspiring experiences and stay for the connections. Hear from individuals who are learning work-life integration and expect to walk away with great insights. Stepping up as a caregiver AND a professional has shown time and time again these individuals are resilient, time-management ninjas. They get things done!

Takeaways

  • What you can do to create the space in your life for balancing both a business and a caregiver.
  • How to avoid burnout - both in caregiver burnout and professional burnout.
  • Tips on staying organized, prioritizing yourself and your mental health, professional networking as a caregiver, and how/ways to ask for help.
  • Time management hacks - between managing bills, appointments, meals, services, after-school activities, etc.
  • Ways to lean on your employer - what sort of policies, flexible work options, and family leave can apply to your situation.

Prereqs & Preparation

  • This event is taken completely online via Zoom.
  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • Event set up information will be emailed to all signed up around 24 hours before the event launches.

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