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Supporting Family Caregivers With Leave Policies in the Workplace

Posted on 06/17/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Public Policy InstituteMy sisters and I are long-distance caregivers for our 92-year old mom. We have already experienced this profound caregiving journey, having cared for our dad for nearly seven years before he died at age 94. We know how overwhelming and stressful it can be to juggle work and caregiving responsibilities. But my sisters and I are far from alone. Many of my work friends and colleagues are family caregivers too. Nearly two out of three (62%) workers aged 45 to …