November is National Family Caregiver Month. Where do you expect to find family caregivers? In hospitals, nursing homes and seniors communities, right? Looking after their aging loved ones with an illness or disability? Absolutely.
But guess where else you’ll find the nearly 70 million caregivers in America? In the workplace – in our large corporations and in our small businesses, in cubicles answering phones and in corner offices chairing meetings, on assembly lines handling merchandise and in cars en route to servicing clients.
There are 30 million households providing care for a family member, and that number is expected to double in the next 25 years as our population continues to age.
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