The 21st Century Challenger: Balancing Work and Family Life<br />
St. Andrew’s Resources For Seniors<br />An Episcopal-Presbyterian Organization<br />Serving Older Adults since 1961<br />
St. Andrew’s Management Services<br />St. Andrew’s At-Home Services<br />
St. Andrew’s Resources For Seniors<br />Own Independent Living Communities<br /> Own Skilled Nursing Facilities<br /> Part...
St. Andrew’s Management Services<br />Development<br />Consultation<br />Management Services<br />
St. Andrew’s At-Home Services<br />Geriatric Care Management Services<br />Membership Program<br />Select Provider Network...
Overarching Goal<br />Provide care and support<br />Ensure a holistic approach<br />Retain a strong focus on prevention<br...
An Aging Society <br />“Just over the horizon looms a demographic time bomb for the nation’s employers, and nobody has fig...
An Aging Nation<br />By 2030 there will be about 70 million older persons -- twice their number in 1990<br />47% of older ...
An Aging Nation<br />
An Aging Region<br />17.9% of St. Louis County population is over 65<br />Metropolitan area is higher than the national av...
Missouri<br />12th with largest number of 65+<br />10th with highest percent<br />9th with oldest 85+ population<br />70% ...
An Aging Society<br />The Need For Personal Assistance With Everyday Activities Increases With Age<br />Percentage of pers...
 An Aging Society<br />1/3 of the United  States population is caring for an older relative<br />
The Caregivers<br />Adult Children:<br />	-“spend more time in care for their parents than they did for their children.”<b...
Caregivers: A Profile<br />Median age 40 - 45<br />75% Women - 64% work full time<br />25% Men - 36% work full time<br />3...
26% of working women take leave or consider leaving their job</li></li></ul><li>Most Caregivers are Middle Aged Women<br />
Caregivers<br />Self-Reported Health Measures for the Caregiving and Other Employee Groups<br />				Self-Reported Health M...
Work Place<br />Employed caregivers attempt to carry both work and care giving responsibilities to the fullest<br />
Working Caregiver Profile<br />Primary Caregiver    Total    Full Time<br />           Yes                    	63%        ...
Work Place<br />Caregivers have more. . .<br />	- Stress related illnesses<br />	- Utilize a company’s health care plan mo...
Impact on the Work Place<br />Loss of between 5-12 days of work annually<br />Estimated cost of $400,000 per 5,000 workers...
Impact on the Work Place<br />Utilize “long and frequent” on the job telephone calls<br />Have more mistakes, accidents, c...
Caregivers: Self Assessed Needs<br />Finding help, guidance, and support<br />Recognition and understanding of their speci...
Caregivers: Self Assessed Need<br />Easy and simple process to access resources/services<br />Management and/or coordinati...
“As the population continues to age and people live longer, employers will need to help employees balance work with elder ...
Why St. Andrew’s<br /><ul><li>It’s our mission to serve
It’s our business since 1961
We have awareness and knowledge of the issues
We have a continuum of programs and services
We have dedicated boards and staff</li></li></ul><li>Silver Solutions: Our Response<br />Provides low cost solutions <br /...
Solutions for Employees<br />Receive information with a one stop shop approach<br />Receive assistance to make informed de...
Silver Select Membership Program<br />Connects Seniors and their families to:<br />Experts in the non health related resou...
Silver Solutions: Benefits<br />Saves dollars<br />Strengthen position to recruit and retain workers<br />An easy to acces...
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  1. 1. The 21st Century Challenger: Balancing Work and Family Life<br />
  2. 2. St. Andrew’s Resources For Seniors<br />An Episcopal-Presbyterian Organization<br />Serving Older Adults since 1961<br />
  3. 3. St. Andrew’s Management Services<br />St. Andrew’s At-Home Services<br />
  4. 4. St. Andrew’s Resources For Seniors<br />Own Independent Living Communities<br /> Own Skilled Nursing Facilities<br /> Partners with other faith based organizations:<br /> - HUD Facilities<br /> - Assisted Living Facilities<br /> Spiritual Outreach Ministry<br />
  5. 5. St. Andrew’s Management Services<br />Development<br />Consultation<br />Management Services<br />
  6. 6. St. Andrew’s At-Home Services<br />Geriatric Care Management Services<br />Membership Program<br />Select Provider Network<br />Supportive Services<br />Enhancement Services<br />
  7. 7. Overarching Goal<br />Provide care and support<br />Ensure a holistic approach<br />Retain a strong focus on prevention<br />Offer an easy access system<br />Commit to the least restrictive environment<br />
  8. 8. An Aging Society <br />“Just over the horizon looms a demographic time bomb for the nation’s employers, and nobody has figured out yet how to defuse it.”<br /> -Wall Street Journal<br />
  9. 9. An Aging Nation<br />By 2030 there will be about 70 million older persons -- twice their number in 1990<br />47% of older women are widows -- 5x as many widows (8.5 million) as widowers (1.7 million)<br />30% of all noninstitutionalized older persons live alone<br /> 5% of 65+ persons live in nursing homes<br /> 1% for persons 65-74<br /> 6% for persons 75-84<br /> 24% for persons 85+<br />
  10. 10. An Aging Nation<br />
  11. 11. An Aging Region<br />17.9% of St. Louis County population is over 65<br />Metropolitan area is higher than the national average<br />St. Louis County has a disproportionate share of older women living alone with grown children living outside the state<br />Only 4.5% of those 65 years or older reside in nursing homes<br />
  12. 12. Missouri<br />12th with largest number of 65+<br />10th with highest percent<br />9th with oldest 85+ population<br />70% of 85+ are widowed<br />40% of 85+ live alone<br />
  13. 13. An Aging Society<br />The Need For Personal Assistance With Everyday Activities Increases With Age<br />Percentage of persons needing assistance with everyday activities, by age: 1990-97<br />
  14. 14. An Aging Society<br />1/3 of the United States population is caring for an older relative<br />
  15. 15. The Caregivers<br />Adult Children:<br /> -“spend more time in care for their parents than they did for their children.”<br /> -HR Magazine<br />
  16. 16. Caregivers: A Profile<br />Median age 40 - 45<br />75% Women - 64% work full time<br />25% Men - 36% work full time<br />35% rearrange work schedules<br /><ul><li>20% take time off without pay and/or work fewer hours
  17. 17. 26% of working women take leave or consider leaving their job</li></li></ul><li>Most Caregivers are Middle Aged Women<br />
  18. 18. Caregivers<br />Self-Reported Health Measures for the Caregiving and Other Employee Groups<br /> Self-Reported Health Measures<br /> Caregivers Group(n=125) Other Employees (n=369) <br /> Frequent Headaches 21% 12%<br /> Weigh Loss/Gain 21% 12% <br /> Frequent Colds or Flu 6% 7% <br /> Difficulty Sleeping 15% 12% <br /> Frequent Anxiety/Depression 22% 8% <br /> Under a Physician’s Care 20% 16% <br />
  19. 19. Work Place<br />Employed caregivers attempt to carry both work and care giving responsibilities to the fullest<br />
  20. 20. Working Caregiver Profile<br />Primary Caregiver Total Full Time<br /> Yes 63% 57%<br /> No 33% 38%<br />Occupation <br /> Professional 25% 48% <br /> Sales 13% 20%<br /> Blue Collar 13% 21%<br /> Service Work 6% 9%<br /> Homemaker 15% 1%<br /> Retired 16% 0%<br /> Unemployed 11% 0%<br />
  21. 21. Work Place<br />Caregivers have more. . .<br /> - Stress related illnesses<br /> - Utilize a company’s health care plan more<br /> - Add additional cost for the employer<br />
  22. 22. Impact on the Work Place<br />Loss of between 5-12 days of work annually<br />Estimated cost of $400,000 per 5,000 workers<br />Account for 73% of early departures and late arrivals<br />
  23. 23. Impact on the Work Place<br />Utilize “long and frequent” on the job telephone calls<br />Have more mistakes, accidents, conflicts, and poor morale<br />$17,000,000,000 is an estimated loss of productivity in the work force due to elder care responsibilities<br />
  24. 24. Caregivers: Self Assessed Needs<br />Finding help, guidance, and support<br />Recognition and understanding of their special situation<br />Assessment of the need and the situation<br />Information on resources and services<br />
  25. 25. Caregivers: Self Assessed Need<br />Easy and simple process to access resources/services<br />Management and/or coordination of care and services<br />Ease of time restraints and stress relief<br />Respite from their responsibilities<br />
  26. 26. “As the population continues to age and people live longer, employers will need to help employees balance work with elder care obligations.”<br />-HR Magazine<br />
  27. 27. Why St. Andrew’s<br /><ul><li>It’s our mission to serve
  28. 28. It’s our business since 1961
  29. 29. We have awareness and knowledge of the issues
  30. 30. We have a continuum of programs and services
  31. 31. We have dedicated boards and staff</li></li></ul><li>Silver Solutions: Our Response<br />Provides low cost solutions <br />Addresses workplace issues<br />Responds to the needs of the Employer and Employee<br />Offers information, consultation, services<br />Creates Access Channels<br />
  32. 32. Solutions for Employees<br />Receive information with a one stop shop approach<br />Receive assistance to make informed decisions<br />Assure quality with experienced providers<br />Minimize stress & burn out<br />
  33. 33. Silver Select Membership Program<br />Connects Seniors and their families to:<br />Experts in the non health related resources and products - such as:<br />Attorneys<br />Financial Planners<br />Moving Assistance Professionals<br />Home Veterinarian Services<br />
  34. 34. Silver Solutions: Benefits<br />Saves dollars<br />Strengthen position to recruit and retain workers<br />An easy to access system<br />A strong coordinated effort<br />Increased productivity<br />Lower health care cost<br />Company loyalty<br />
  35. 35. Silver Solutions<br />Responds to Work Place Elder Care Issues<br />Addresses both the Employer and the Employee needs<br />Fulfills the Mission of St. Andrew’s<br />
  36. 36. Silver Solutions<br />Caregiver<br />Response<br />Respite Services<br />Health Aide<br />Home Assessment<br />Plans for Future<br />Coordination/ Reporting<br />Results<br />Productivity Increased<br />Stress Decreased<br />Deadlines Met<br />Sara, Marketing Executive Cares for Mother<br /> -Laundry<br /> -Bathing<br /> -Meal Preparation<br />Problem<br />Misses Deadlines<br />Canceling Seminars<br />
  37. 37. “Company support for eldercare is likely to become the new pioneering benefit of the 1990s. As we prepare for the 21st century we will need both a productive workforce and healthy family systems. These goals are not incompatible, in fact we can not achieve one without the other.”<br />Issues for an Aging America:<br />Employees and Eldercare, 1998<br />

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