An article in Forbes Magazine recently quoted a study performed by AARP that approximately 42.1 million unpaid caregivers are helping family members with their “limitation in daily activities.” “Caregivers can be children, spouses, siblings or even close friends, but the ‘average’ caregiver is a 49-year-old woman who spends nearly 20 hours per week caring for her mother, a task that continues for nearly five years.
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