Today, 29 percent of the entire population of the United States — that’s 65 million people — provides care for another person. The value of the service that family caregivers provide is estimated to be $375 billion per year.
Even if you’re one of the 65 million people caring for someone, you may not know that November is National Caregivers Month. While we routinely mark the most mundane occasions, I’m always surprised at how little attention National Caregivers Month receives, considering just how many people serve as caregivers and the profound impact their work has on society. Continue reading>>