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University Launches Caregiver Benefit to Address Long Term Care

By |November 4, 2013|Categories: Breaking News, Companies, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , , |

A southern university is one of a few employers to offer benefit to workers in an effort to meet changing needs and evolving familial trends related to long term care.

Family Caregivers

Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia recently launched a new program to help employers navigate the difficulties of providing care to a loved one, a job that more family members are tasked with these days. As the cost of long term care continues to climb along with the prevalence of dementia, Americans are relying on family caregivers at an unprecedented rate.

The AARP estimates that family caregivers provide $450 Billion in[…]