are turning 65 at a rate of
10,000 per day.
- PEW Research Center
unpaid, untrained caregivers providing support for loved ones in the US.
unpaid, untrained caregivers
of these caregivers need more information / help.
of employees providing family elder care are male; 49% female.
- Families and Work Institute
is lost annually.
spend an average of 29 hours per week on caregiving responsibilities.
- Ceridian 2016
working caregivers have their hours or structure impacted.
- Caring.com 2016 survey
working caregivers have to change their schedule to accommodate caregiving.
caregivers have missed work in the past 12 months; 31% have missed 7+ days.
- National Center on Caregiving
per month is spent on 3+ caregiving tasks per day, almost two full-time jobs.
- Kaiser Health
is the median duration family members care for older adults with high needs.
over employee family responsibilities discrimination rose 590% 1998 - 2012.
- Center for WorkLife Law, UC Hastings
by employees caring for elderly loved ones is up 650% in the last decade.
are winning roughly
70% of their cases.
- Administrative Office of the US Courts
of FMLA cases
are made by caregivers.
- Department of Labor
related to family responsibility cost employers $477M 2006-2015.
72.8 million US residents (more than 1 in 5) will be 65 or older.
- National Academies
of older adults by 2050 will likely require support from family caregivers.
observes that eldercare responsibilities riseover time, and are unpredictable.
- Boston Lawyer Blog
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