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Featured Friday: Meet Haley T.

Hayley started at LifeCare as a Backup Care specialist, and after several years, grew into her role as a lead with the Adult and Eldercare team. Before joining LifeCare, she worked as a preschool teacher and has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Southern Connecticut State University with a concentration in mental health. Hayley […]

By Mary Kate Goodman|November 20th, 2020|

Financial Wellness: Benefits to Help Navigate the Impact of COVID-19

In a matter of months, the COVID-19 pandemic completely changed our world, affecting the workforce in unprecedented ways. As the virus dramatically impacted the global economy, employees found themselves with feelings of financial strain, insecurity and concern for their financial future. This only added to what was already one of the number one stressors […]

By Mary Kate Goodman|November 17th, 2020|

National Family Caregivers Month: Caregiving In Crisis

November is National Family Caregivers Month, and this year it’s a good time to address the new realities family caregivers face with their loved ones. A growing number of employees are caring for aging loved ones while working full time. The pandemic has presented even more challenges for caregivers, and they are looking to […]

By Mary Kate Goodman|November 3rd, 2020|

Featured Friday: Meet Christine H.

Christine started at Lifecare in October 2013 as a Parenting and Education Specialist and was promoted to the Team Lead of Parenting and Education in September 2016. Then, in January 2018, Christine took over managing the LifeCare Backup Care team. Prior to joining LifeCare, she worked in child care for over 15 years. In […]

By Mary Kate Goodman|October 26th, 2020|

Employee School Year Support: How Employers Are Stepping Up

As working parent challenges continue to stack up, this unprecedented school year has added even more. With schools trying to navigate how to educate students safely, parents are challenged with tough decisions, hectic schedules and added academic burdens, all while continuing to juggle their professional responsibilities, making employee school year support critical.

A Country Financial […]

By Mary Kate Goodman|October 21st, 2020|

Employees Value Their Non-Health Benefits More Than Ever

This year, and the unprecedented challenges that came with it, have made something very clear to organizations nationwide, employees need benefit programs to support them more than ever. In fact, a recent survey from Prudential Financial that questioned employees about their needs and perspectives found, among other things, that non-health benefits are playing a […]

By Mary Kate Goodman|October 6th, 2020|

Featured Friday: Meet Alexa D.

Alexa graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in 2018 with her BA in Women’s Health. Before joining the LifeCare team as an Adult and Eldercare Specialist, she worked as a nursing assistant with mainly the geriatric population and continues to work part time as a private aide alternating weekends. She currently resides in New […]

By Mary Kate Goodman|September 25th, 2020|

How to Adapt for Open Enrollment in 2020

Like many other things this year, open enrollment season is going to look very different in 2020. Instead of in-person benefit fairs and company-wide meetings, Human Resources professionals will be forced to communicate their benefit programs in new and creative ways. This could present challenges and barriers to an already cumbersome, complicated and crucial […]

By Mary Kate Goodman|September 23rd, 2020|

What We’re Seeing Now: Real Requests from Employees During This Time

As we continue to navigate the changing landscape presented by the COVID-19 crisis, employees and employers alike are encountering even more challenges as we head into open enrollment season. With historic disruptions to both personal and professional arenas, workforces are turning to their employers for solutions.

In fact, according to a recent Prudential Financial survey, […]

By Mary Kate Goodman|September 9th, 2020|

Featured Friday: Meet Patti D.

Patti has over 18 years experience in customer service. Prior to joining the LifeCare team, she worked as a Supervisor for the Bargain News in the newly developed Internet Production Dept. At LifeCare, Patti helps members as a Benefits Communication Specialist. She currently lives in Fairfield, CT with her grandson and enjoys going to […]

By Mary Kate Goodman|August 27th, 2020|