Poll Documents Critical Role of People Over 50 as Caregivers, Helpers for Older Loved Ones

November 3, 2022


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Presented by Michigan News

More than half of people over 50 say they’ve helped at least one person over 65 take care of their health, personal hygiene, home, or finances in the past two years, a new University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging finds. Most of the adults polled found that the help they provided allowed them to leave the situation with a positive outlook, even though the work was typically for free. However, the majority weren’t aware of the difficulty of the work.

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