Did you know more than one third (37 percent) of employed caregivers consider their caregiving situation to be highly stressful emotionally? And almost 40 million Americans have provided unpaid care to an adult in the prior year (AARP & NAC, 2015).
Mayo Clinic offers in-home Back Up Care through Bright Horizons 24/7-365 days a year if you need to go to work and your loved one needs temporary in-home assistance. Care can be provided in your home or in your loved one’s home. The Bright Horizons network is nationwide so a caregiver may be available for your loved one living in another city. Call 877-BH-CARES (242-2737) to inquire.
You are eligible for this benefit if you are a Mayo Clinic Rochester, Arizona, or Florida benefits-eligible employee and you may utilize this benefit when you would miss work to care for your loved one.
Adults of any age are eligible for in-home Back Up care if they are:
Possible uses of Back Up Care for adults:
Possible uses of Back Up Care for dependent children:
Use Back Up Care when traveling on business:
To avoid delays when care is needed on short notice, pre-register your qualified family members today.
Call 877-BH-CARES (242-2737) or register on-line.
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