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Family Caregiving: You’re Not Alone

Posted on 11/13/2012 by |Chief Volunteer | Comments

CaregivingIf we’re looking for something to unite Americans, family caregiving might be it. Every time I talk to a group of people, I ask how many of them are taking care of an aging or ill family member. At least half the hands go up, and usually it’s closer to two-thirds. More than one in five middle-aged or older people are family caregivers, typically for a parent, but it could just as easily be for a spouse or a sibling. …