The Cost of Caregiving: Boomers Learning Hard Lessons
Posted May 14 2009 4:32pm
Writer Gail Sheehy has an excellent article on Parade.com titled "How Can We Help Our Nation's Caregivers?" She begins by talking about her husband's cancer. She continues by diving deep into the issues of the cost of long-term care and its effect on a generation that had saved for retirement, but will not have the money they thought, because someone has needed long-term care. It doesn't take long for a nice pile of money is eaten away by long-term care expenses.