Taking on the Role of Caregiver
Last updated 4/2/2019 at 5:21pm
According to the most recent statistics from the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, more than 43 million people have provided unpaid care to an adult or child in the last 12 months.1 These people may be spouses, partners, adult children, parents, other relatives, friends or even neighbors. And, many of these people may not even realize that they have taken on a new role as a caregiver.
Caregiving often starts with small tasks-taking your dad to a doctor's appointment or doing household chores. Over time, you find yourself doing more and more and, before you know it, you have made a...