Long-term caregiving creates challenges for families

| April 9, 2014

While so many folks are busy debating the politics of healthcare in the U.S., people are being faced with some very real issues. As portions of our population grow older, this must be seen as a crucial issue:

Easing the burden of long-term medical demands for family caregivers

April 8, 2014 at 6:31 PM EDT

For the 42 million Americans who take care of loved ones at home, the responsibilities of care — once the purview of trained nurses — have become increasingly complex. AARP has begun to advocate for greater caregiver support through public policy and legislation, but the health care industry may be wary of additional regulation. Special correspondent Kathleen McCleery reports.

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