The Face Of American Caregiving

November 3, 2014 1:32 PM

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We are the nation's caregivers. We have stepped up to the challenge of caring for our aging relatives and loved ones -- providing services that, if paid, would cost upward of $522 billion a year, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

We assist our loved ones with meals, hygiene, driving and getting around; we take time off from our own jobs to take them to see doctors and fill prescriptions at drugstores; we check on them, pay bills for them, move them closer so that we may watch them better. We love them even when they see our ...

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