"I’m a Caregiver” Shows the Diversity Among Family Caregivers (Family Caregiving Fair) - AARP
Approximately 40 million family caregivers in the U.S. give their hearts each day to perform a labor of love. Family caregivers are as diverse as the United States as a whole. They come from every age, gender, socioeconomic, and racial/ethnic group.
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