The most recent report on care-giving in the United States provides rich details on the type of care that most of us both expect to give and hope to get: About 19 percent of United States residents provide some care to those 50 or older, averaging about 19 hours a week.Please read the full article, as well as PathWays PA's recent blog post, and let us know what you think in the comments!
If we paid for these services, the total price tag would exceed total Medicaid expenditures — or, if you prefer a private-sector comparison, total sales of Wal-Mart.
Monday, December 14, 2009
More on Caregiving from the New York Times
One of many highlights from the New York Times article: