Your Financial Future:
These sites are listed to show the range of information available to caregivers and care recipients. WISER does not endorse any of these sites, and recommends that you investigate the sources before obtaining any services.
"Valuing the Invaluable: 2011 Update - The Growing Contributions and Costs of Family Caregiving," this report updates national and individual state estimates of the economic value of family caregiving using the most current available data.
"The Metlife Study of Working Caregivers and Employer Health Care Costs," explains how healthcare costs are increased for employers with eldercare responsibilities and suggests methodology to minimize these issues.
Source: Metlife Mature Market Institute
"The Evercare Survey of the Economic Downturn and its Impact on Family Caregiving," details how caregiving has changed due to the recession. Includes a discussion of financial issues for caregivers as well as their resulting levels of stress and living and working conditions.
Source: National Alliance for Caregiving
"Hispanic Family Caregiving in the U.S.," describes prevalence and intensity of Hispanic family caregiving and provides cultural justifications for these trends.
Source: Evercare in collaboration with the National Alliance for Caregiving
"Family Caregiving: State of the Art, Future Trends," describes findings of research by key experts on today's changing face of caregiving.
Source: The National Center on Caregiving's Family Caregiver Alliance, The American Society on Aging
"Respite Services: Enhancing the Quality of Daily Life for Caregivers and Care Receivers," outlines respite services available for family caregivers of older adults and provides insight as to how these programs can benefit caregivers and individuals receiving care.
Source: Lund, Dale A., et al, University of Utah Center on Aging.
"A Look at Working-Age Caregivers' Roles, Health Concerns, and Need for Support," discusses financial vulnerability and difficulties of caregivers such as the lack of access to healthcare.
Source: Ho et al, the Commonwealth Fund
"Caregiving and Retirement Planning: What Happens to Family Care Givers Who Leave the Workforce," discusses the financial repercussions of caregiving.
Source: Young, Laurie and Newman, Sandra; Family Caregiver Alliance
"Care for the Dying Falls Overwhelmingly on Families," discusses the predominance of family members, especially women, in caregiving roles as well as policy implications and projections for the future of caregiving with today's aging population.
Source: The Commonwealth Fund