Purpose – The article presents the results of research on working time arrangements available and support offered to caregivers by employers and community organizations.
Design/methodology/approach – Both a quantitative and qualitative approach has been employed.
Findings – There are limited working time arrangements offered to caregivers, but community support that could help caregivers is not well known or used by them.
Research limitations/implications – The research on community organizations highlights the fact that these should try to make their support services better known. And a ‘right to request’ flexible working arrangements could also be useful.
Originality/value – The paper focuses on the problems of employed caregivers, which are found in most aging societies nowadays, including the EU.
Paper type – Qualitative and analytical paper.
Keywords – Caregiving, Aging, Caregivers, Carers, Women’s work, Domestic work, Working time arrangements, Flexible work, Right to Request.