Study: Number Of Americans Caring For Aging Parents Tripled Since 1994Atlanta Journal Constitution: More American Workers Taking Time Off To Care For Aging Parents
The percentage of Americans who provide care for their aging parents has tripled since 1994, according to a new study. What's more, caregivers lose an estimated $3 trillion in wages, pension and Social Security benefits when they take time off from work to help their aging parents, the study said (Unger, 6/15). This is part of the Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.