"Caregiving for Aging Parents and Other Family Members - Opportunities and Unmet Challenges" - Dr. Donna Lero, University of GuelphExport this event to calendar

Thursday, May 19, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Donna Lero is a Professor in the department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph and is the Jarislowsky Chair in Families and Work.  

To register for the event, please RSVP via email with Ben Chan at nar@uwaterloo.ca. 

Agenda

11 AM - Public Presentation:

  • "Caregiving for Aging Parents and Other Family Members – Opportunities and Unmet Challenges" - Donna Lero
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM at the SunLife Financial Auditorium (LHS 1621)

12 PM - Reception:

  • Snacks and beverages will be available for guests
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM at the Fireplace Lounge (LHS 1656)

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 About the speaker

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Donna Lero's recent research focuses on two themes:

  • Understanding how to best support caregiving and work roles from the perspective of employees with caregiving responsibilities, employers and managers
  • Strategies for accommodating employees with disabilities (including episodic disabilities) in the workplace

She co-founded the University of Guelph’s Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being, where she leads a program of research on public policies, workplace practices and community supports.  Donna has authored or co-authored over 40 major reports and book chapters on a range of topics related to the integration of work and caregiving roles across the life course including parental leave, child care, caregiving for adults and aging family members, work-family stress, and flexible work arrangements.

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Cost 
Free
Location 
LHI - Lyle S. Hallman Institute for Health Promotion
Sun Life Financial Auditorium - LHS 1621
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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