Our Aging Population Requires More Attention

Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Gelman from Jon Gelman, LLC – Attorney at Law.

In the past three months, 39.8 million people over age 15 have provided unpaid care to someone over 65 because of a condition related to aging.

As some jurisdictions cut off workers’ compensation benefits based on age, the burden of providing elder care will even increase more significantly in the years ahead.

Click here to read the article: “New Numbers on Elder Care,” Paula Span (NY Times)

Click here to read the report: American Time Use Survey — 2011 Results (US BLS)