Webinar on How Eldercare Affects Today's Workforce, From Longfellow Benefits, October 7

What Employers Can Do to Halt Productivity Loss

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - September 25, 2009) - The demands of eldercare and family caregiving on employees cost U.S. employers an estimated $17.1 billion to $33.6 billion per year in lost productivity, according to a 2006 study. How can businesses address the burdens on their workforce while simultaneously improving their bottom line?

Presented by Longfellow Benefits, a Boston employee benefits consultant and broker, the Oct. 7 Webinar will address:

* How is eldercare impacting your business?
* How is eldercare affecting the lives of your employees?
* What can you do to mitigate the costs of eldercare and family caregiving
  to your company?
* What can you do to help alleviate the burdens of eldercare and family
  caregiving on your workforce?

The speakers are Kevin Sypniewski, Chief Executive Officer, AGIS Network, and Kari Jo Hawkinson, Regional LTC Consultant, AGIS Network. Lisa Silva, Senior Vice President, Longfellow Benefits, will moderate. The session will be held 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Eastern Time.

Free registration is online at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/291619617.

Serving organizations in New England and nationally, Longfellow Benefits provides employee benefits, retirement plans and executive benefits. Its staff includes experts carrying top professional designations: Registered Employee Benefit Consultant (REBC), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Registered Health Underwriter (RHU), Licensed Insurance Advisor (LIA), Master of Business Administration in Taxation (MBA), Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®). For more information, visit www.longfellowbenefits.com or call 617-351-600.

Contact Information: Contact: Henry Stimpson Stimpson Communications 508-647-0705 HStimpson@StimpsonCommunications.com