CT Firm Offers Alternative Care Program for Kids, Seniors

February 22, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - LifeCare, Inc. has launched a new Backup Care Connection program to help people make alternative care arrangements for children and seniors to avoid missing work when regular care arrangements break down.

The Westport, Connecticut provider of specialty care services for a workplace setting said in a news release that its new offering features:

  • a network of nearly 2,000 certified child care facilities and 75,000 credentialed in-home caregivers.
  • national coverage.
  • guaranteed and direct placement in a local facility or with an in-home caregiver.
  • solutions for both child and elder care to meet the needs of the “sandwich” generation; and
  • what the firm described as low co-pays.

“Today’s workers need all the help they can get when it comes to juggling work with child and elder care responsibilities,” said LifeCare CEO, Peter G. Burki, in the news release. “Organizations that provide this help will realize tremendous returns in terms of reduced absenteeism, productivity gains and enhanced loyalty and satisfaction levels.”

LifeCare will be partnering with Knowledge Learning Corporation, a provider of child care and development programs, to deliver the Backup Care Connection program.

More information is at  http://www.lifecare.com .