‘Caregivers are often forgotten’: 1 in 5 American adults are unpaid family caregivers

The number of unpaid family caregivers has risen in the past five years and the impacts are far reaching. In this Healthier Together we look at the impact and tips.

PORTLAND, Ore. — November is Family Caregiver Month, a time to recognize family caregivers and raise awareness of caregiving issues.

One in five adults, or 53 million Americans, are unpaid family caregivers, according to research from AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC)

“It’s a really large group and at some point in our life, we will all either be a caregiver or be someone that’s been taken care of, and so it’s

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