Adult and Senior Care Advising helps you navigate the ever-changing demands of caregiving.
The MIT HR Center for WorkLife and WellBeing offers comprehensive Adult and Senior Care Advising through Care @ Work. This benefit delivers personalized advice, guidance, and resources from master's level social workers, who can help you address your unique short- and long-term caregiving needs.
Adult and Senior Care Advising sessions are free, confidential, and available to current, benefits-eligible faculty, staff, postdoc associates, postdoc fellows, and family members, on an ongoing basis. Learn more about your Senior Care Advising benefit.
You may reach Care @ Work Adult and Senior Care Advising by calling 866-228-2965 (wait for the options and then press extension 2 for "Adult or Senior Care Planning") or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org during regular business hours (Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST). You have the option to connect with an Adult and Senior Care Advisor immediately, or schedule your session for a later date (during business hours) of your choosing.
Additional Adult and Senior Care Resources
Backup Adult and Senior Care
Backup Adult and Senior Care through Care @ Work can help cover your family's care needs, with in-home companion or personal care provided by professional caregivers.
The MIT HR Center for WorkLife and WellBeing's "Caring for Aging Parents...What Worries You the Most" seminar series offers practical information and research-based strategies that will help you navigate your caregiving journey.
The MIT HR Center for WorkLife and WellBeing offers a monthly newsletter specifically for caregivers: "Caregiving: Resources and Support for You and Your Family." It features a Senior Care Tip of the Month, written by our Adult and Senior Care Advisors, and other MIT resources that can help support you and your family.
Grief and bereavement counseling is available at no cost to MIT faculty, staff, postdocs, and their families, through MIT MyLife Services.
MIT provides generous leave policies to allow employees to care for a family member with a serious health condition.