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Support Begins With Acknowledgment

September 1, 1997
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The question most often asked by co-workers and managers of terminally ill employees is, "What do I say to the person?" Advice on what to, and what not to, say as an HR person providing support.
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1997 Quality of Life Optimas Award Profile Fox Inc.

September 1, 1997
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A compassionate approach to benefits means that employees with life-threatening illnesses get the help they need.
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What Long-term Care Insurance Has To Offer

July 1, 1997
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Insurers continue to offer long-term care insurance policies that provide a wide range of benefits options at a moderate price.
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Long-term Care Insurance It's Time

July 1, 1997
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One woman bought insurance for herself and her sister, within days, the coverage was needed to protect the family finances.
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Offer Long-term Care Insurance Uncle Sam No Longer Has His Hand Out

July 1, 1997
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With the passage of new legislation, the burden for paying for long-term care has shifted from the government to individuals and their families. There are strong business reasons why companies need to step in as working Americans' partner-in-planning.
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Is There a Nurse in the Office

June 1, 1997
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In this age of downsizing and corporate cost-cutting, having an occupational health nurse on staff may seem frivolous. But, a consultant in occupational health and safety shows that having this internal asset makes dollars and sense.
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Forging Team Cooperation

May 1, 1997
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To make sure a department's work gets done, HR will need to encourage cooperation from [the ill employee's] team. Here are some useful tips:
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Honor Their Last Will -- When Terminally Ill Employees Choose To Work

May 1, 1997
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When an employee faces a terminal illness, share your compassion and resources as an informed manager. The employee's life may be limited, but one's contributions can be long-lasting. Work and plan together.
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The Loss Extends Beyond Life

May 1, 1997
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Real contributions are lost when people with illnesses are fired or even when they don’t get help navigating the benefits maze or don’t have the sense that they’re valued.
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What You Can Tell Your Employees To Do

May 1, 1997
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As a human resources manager, you may not be the first one to find out if an employee is terminally ill. But you certainly will need to know. Here's some useful advice.
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