Caring for Family Doesn’t Have to Be Unpaid Work [WSJ]

Interest in providing financial support for family caregivers is growing due to the workforce crisis in the care industry

Family caregivers, long the backbone of the country’s long-term care system, are increasingly tapping public and private resources to get paid for caring for loved ones. During the pandemic, Sheila D. Johnson, 55 years old, of Richmond, Va., couldn’t get skilled nurses to help with her brother, Kevin McCain, who is paralyzed and lives with her. She had to quit her job to take care of him.

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