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Family Caregivers: Now more than ever

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By Mary Krueger - Douglas County Senior Coordinator

“Family caregivers: Now more than ever” is the theme for this year’s National Caregiver Month.


Each year, more Americans are caring for a loved one with a chronic condition or disability or elderly parents.

There are as many as 90 million family caregivers in the U.S. today who typically spend an average of 20 hours a week providing care for a loved one.

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