Caregiving Crisis

Emily Fredrix Goodman
Major developments and news about women and caregivers in the pandemic crisis, looking at economic implications for society.
Created 03 Feb 2021
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  • Caregiving Crisis: There aren't enough workers.
    24 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 2 0
    This issue is sponsored by CareForce: the driving force in reimagining how we care. Bringing together builders, storytellers, funders and leaders to create the infrastructure of care we all need for t...
  • Caregiving Crisis: We're sooo close to paid leave.
    10 Sep 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0
    This issue is sponsored by CareForce: the driving force in reimagining how we care. Bringing together builders, storytellers, funders and leaders to create the infrastructure of care we all need for t...
  • Caregiving Crisis: Here we go again on our own
    20 Aug 2021 • 9 min read • 3 0
    Hey everyone, I’d been mulling a couple of different angles for this week’s theme. The world is your dead, stinky oyster when you’re choosing from all the dumpster fires raging lately to feature in yo...
  • Caregiving Crisis: Back In The Habit
    06 Aug 2021 • 10 min read • 2 0
    Hey everyone, Welcome back to Caregiving Crisis! On our last episode, we declared it was Tired Mom Summer and called a hiatus for the month of July. The goal was to find time to pause, reflect, power ...
  • Caregiving Crisis: Tired Mom Summer
    25 Jun 2021 • 13 min read • 2 4
    Hey everyone, Team, we did it. We made it to summer (for those in the northern hemisphere), and for many of us with kids in school, we finished the damn school year. To honor the arrival of summer and...
  • Caregiving Crisis: This sucks for dads, too
    11 Jun 2021 • 11 min read • 2 0
    Hey everyone, We talk a lot in this newsletter about women and moms. But the pandemic and the caregiving crisis (connected, but distinct!) also take a significant toll on men. In this issue, just ahea...
  • Caregiving Crisis: Let's talk about work, baby
    28 May 2021 • 9 min read
    Hey everyone, Caregiving is a cycle, parent to child and, as the years pass, child to parent. Friend, writer and all-around interesting human Virginia Citrano has been living the pandemic caregiving l...
  • Caregiving Crisis: The U.S. birth rate's tanking. If only we knew what policies would help. (◔_◔)
    14 May 2021 • 13 min read • 2 0
    Hey everyone, These past few weeks have been dizzying, with statistics, reports, rhetoric and politicization. (More below.1) So let’s kick it off by thinking about our roles, our work and what our chi...
  • Caregiving Crisis: Ceci n'est pas political
    30 Apr 2021 • 11 min read
    Hey everyone, Kicking off this week’s issue with another caregiver reader story, talking about experiences of caregiving and blended families in the pandemic. Writer, grade school friend and mom and s...
  • Caregiving Crisis: Let's get radical
    16 Apr 2021 • 8 min read • 4 0
    Hey everyone, Turning it over to a caregiver reader to talk about her experience in her own words, as part of our effort to share more stories to inform and shift the conversation. Here’s Natalie (not...
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