Elder Care Costs
Who in their right mind would go without some kind of health insurance? The risk of facing So much of the labor — and struggle — associated with caregiving goes unnoticed, unappreciated, and under discussed. There’s a whole host of reasons for that, mostly the fact that family caregiving is largely performed by women in the home and thus discounted as labor; when it is paid, it’s almost entirely performed by women of color, particularly immigrant women, and socially devalued. Then there’s the fact that most Americans are also terrified of death and the dying process and horrible at talking openly with others about the realities of aging.
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