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8 Ways to Give Thanks to Family Caregivers this Holiday Season

It’s one of the most giving, stressful jobs imaginable. And it impacts every family at one point or another in their lives. That’s why its important to give thanks to family caregivers this holiday season.

Many people don’t realize it, but in the United States, there are 34 million family caregivers who provide care for people aged 50 and over.

Of that number, 9 million provide informal care for someone with dementia.

Since 90% of seniors want to live in their own homes and be independent, the burden shifts to families for their care at home.

80% of senior care is provided by unpaid family members who work about 20 hours a week in this role.

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