Caregiver Connections provides support for those working, caregiving during COVID-19
From: Virginia Tech Women's Center
Caregiver Connections is an opportunity for Virginia Tech employees who are caregivers of children, teens, aging parents and/or family members to connect with one another around managing the demands of working and caregiving during these times of COVID-19 disruption. These networks and resources are intended to be open discussions to share current information and resources, as well as to support one another.
Juggling work and children during COVID-19
October 9 – 12 p.m.
- How do I manage my job and my family with Covid?
- There is not enough time in the day. I feel like a bad parent, bad employee…
- How do I maintain this with no end in sight?
Juggling work and caring for an aging parent, partner, or family member during COVID-19
October 23 – 12 p.m.
- What if they get sick – how do I protect them?
- I want to protect my parents but they are struggling with isolation?
- Do I take them out? Do I let them have visitors? Do I go visit them?
Juggling work and raising teens during COVID-19
November 6 – 12 p.m.
- Adolescents- Raising teens is hard enough but now we are at home together all the time. How are we going to survive?
- How to know if this is normal teenage mood swings or is this something more serious?
- How do I set up boundaries when I am teleworking?
Caring for Children and aging parents during COVID-19
December 4 – 12 p.m.
- My child is learning remotely and I am overwhelmed with keeping up at work, managing remote learning, and supporting my aging parents…
- There is not enough time in the day. I feel like a bad parent, bad employee, bad daughter(son)
- What do we do over the holidays and the winter??