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Role Reversal: How Many People in the US Are Parenting Their Parents?

Posted by Susan Abercrombie on Mar 6, 2015 9:30:00 AM

As primary caregiver for your mother, you’ve likely done a fair amount of research about eldercare— searching out expert advice on specific medical conditions, attending doctor’s appointments, nutrition, administering medication, in-home services and any number of other everyday tasks that ensure mom is well-cared for. But have you taken the time to dig up the details on caregiving?

Take a look at the graphic below to get a little more insight into what caregiving looks like for millions of Americans across the United States.

Role Reversal: How Many People in the US Are Parenting Their Parents?

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Topics: Senior Health Care

Susan Abercrombie

Written by: Susan Abercrombie

Susan has 32 years of nursing experience caring for seniors in assisted living and doctors’ offices. She now manages two Cottage communities in Alabama. Susan and her husband of 30 years, Tim, have two dogs, Sydney and Macy.