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 are employed.
of these caregivers need more information / help.
of employees providing family elder care are male; 49% female.
- Families and Work Institute
in productivity is lost annually.
spend an average of 29 hours per week on caregiving responsibilities.
- Ceridian 2016
have their employment hours or structure impacted.
- Caring.com 2016 survey
have to change their work schedule to accomodate caregiving.
working full or part-time have missed work in the past 12 months; 31% have missed at least 7 days.
- National Center on Caregiving
per month is spent on three or more caregiving tasks per day; enough to equal almost two full-time jobs.
- Kaiser Health
is the median duration that family members care for older adults with high needs.
over family responsibilities discrimination rose 590% from 1998 - 2012.
- Center for WorkLife Law, UC Hastings College of the Law
against employers by employees caring for an elderly loved one is up 650% in the last decade.
are winning roughly 70% of their cases.
- Administrative Office of the US Courts
are made by caregivers.
- Department of Labor
related discrimination has cost employers $477,009,417 between 2006 and 2015.
72.8 million US residents (more than 1 in 5) will be 65 or older.
- National Academies
older adults who are likely to require support from family caregivers is projected to climb from 27% in 2012 to 37% by 2050.
that eldercare responsibilities generally increase over time as the person cared for ages, and eldercare can be much less predictable because health crises typically arise.
- Boston Lawyer Blog
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