Changing the Caregiving Conversation

Thoughts and questions to spark a dialogue that will change how we care for caregivers.

Their Champions…and Ours…

By Candice Smith

Many of the greatest social movements our country has seen have resulted from women rising to the cause, finding a voice and a champion who is heard. In her opinion piece “How rethinking caregiving could play a crucial role in…

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Isn’t it our job to know?

By Candice Smith

It has been over four years since I considered myself a manager of employees.  While I am running my own company now, I have a team of exceptional individuals who only need me to not get in their way. But…

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Welcome to My Home

By Candice Smith

One of the most amazing things about the experience that we are all sharing due to Covid-19 is that we are sharing a collective experience from our homes. We may all have gotten to where we are today differently, but…

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Thoughts While Not Commuting

By Candice Smith

In the hours I’m saving, daily, from commuting (driving or walking) to and from meetings, errands and parenting obligations or shopping (online or in person) I find myself thinking a lot about all the things that I would have continued…

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Live Longer -or- Die Better?

By Candice Smith

The catalyst for my career change was the end-of-life journey that our family went through following my father’s diagnosis through his passing and the firm belief that while such experiences can never be easier, they certainly could and should be…

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A Caregiver’s Friend

By Candice Smith

One in five Americans workers report providing care to an elderly or disabled family member or friend.  For a company like Nike, with 73,000 employees, that’s nearly 14,600 caregivers. It may surprise those of you in Human Resources to know…

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