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Older Workers Also Increasingly Caregivers | FEDweek

16 January 2014—Sloan Center is mentioned in Retirement & Financial Planning Report of FEDweek.

Older workers increasingly find themselves functioning as caregivers and providers in both directions, helping support their own parents as well as their own children and grandchildren, according to data from the Sloan Center on Aging and Work. Of workers age 45 and above, 26 percent care for one or more children, 18 percent provide care for a spouse and more than a third are or have been responsible for the care of a parent. One in seven cares for both an adult and a child.

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