Why elder care is an often overlooked employee benefit

In this episode of The 12 Minutes of Workplace Health Podcast, Harry Bliss, CEO and co-founder of Champion Health, sits down with Chris Donnelly, co-founder of Lottie. Lottie is an organisation dedicated to elevating later life and offers support to global companies in matching employees with the right care home for their elderly relatives.

Chris shares the personal journey that led to Lottie’s creation and the need for workplace support for caregivers facing care and responsibilities.

The discussion delves into the significant impact of elder care in the workplace, with data revealing that more employees will have elderly dependents than children in the near future. Chris emphasizes the mental health challenges and overwhelming decisions caregivers face while searching for quality care options.

The episode concludes with a glimpse into the future of elder care in the workplace, highlighting the macroeconomic implications and the urgency for organizations to develop strategies that address this growing societal challenge.