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  • Archive for December, 2011

    A Time to Recognize America’s Caregivers

    Monday, December 12th, 2011

    November is National Caregivers Month, a month dedicated to thanking, educating and supporting informal, unpaid caregivers throughout America. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, 65.7 million people, or 29% of the U.S. adult population, are acting as caregivers to family and friends who are ill, disabled or aged. The value of these unpaid caregiving services was estimated at $450 billion a year in 2009. (more…)

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    WISER is a nonprofit organization that works to help women, educators and policymakers understand the important issues surrounding women's retirement income. WISER creates a variety of consumer publications including fact sheets, booklets and a quarterly newsletter that explain in easy-to-understand language the complex issues surrounding Social Security, divorce, pay equity, pensions, savings and investments, banking, home-ownership, long-term care and disability insurance.

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