Family and Unpaid Caregivers Who Assist Older Adults with Health Care Activities

When an older adult becomes ill, many times it’s a spouse or adult child who become the primary caregiver, usually without being compensated. A new study examined how many of these family or unpaid caregivers are out there and also the physical, emotional and financial effects they experience.
When an older adult becomes ill, many times it’s a spouse or adult child who become the primary caregiver, usually without being compensated. A new study examined how many of these family or unpaid caregivers are out there and also the physical, emotional and financial effects they experience.