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'Invisible work' takes toll on unpaid caregivers

Unpaid family and friends who assist older people with disabilities by coordinating doctor appointments and managing medications are significantly more likely to experience emotional, physical and financial difficulties than caregivers who don't provide this type of support, new research finds.

02/03/2016

Photo: Caring relative wants to give medication to her mother; Copyright: panthermedia.net/monkeybusiness

Family and friends who help with health care are more likely to experience emotional, physical and financial difficulties; © panthermedia.net/monkeybusiness