Who Will Care for the Caregivers?

There are some 40 million Americans like my patient’s daughter. Every day, they help a parent, grandparent, relative or neighbor with basic needs: dressing, bathing, cooking, medications or transportation. Often, they do some or all of this while working, parenting, or both. And we — as doctors, employers, friends and extended family — aren’t doing enough to help them.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/19/upshot/who-will-care-for-the-caregivers.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_up_20170120&nl=upshot&nl_art=2&nlid=71924083&ref=headline&te=1

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