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CNAs who feel they have enough family time cope better with increased work strain related to their double & triple caregiving duties

CNAs who feel they have enough family time cope better with increased work strain related to their double & triple caregiving duties

April 13, 2017

Findings from a WFHN study published in The Gerontologist suggest that professional caregivers (certified nursing assistants, for example) who also take care of their own children, elders and, in some cases, both, experience greater work strain (indicated by emotional exhaustion, job satisfication, turnover intentions, and work climate for family sacrifices).

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Better #sleep for employees, especially #olderworkers, with more #workplaceflexibility & supervisor support

September 29, 2016

A study (in press in Sleep Health) by the WFHN reveals that those employees (particularly older workers) of an IT company that took part in an intervention study evaluating the effects of increased workplace flexibility and supervisor support experienced better duration and quality of sleep, as measured with wrist actigraphy.