Ten Facts About Women & Caregiving

Women provide the majority of informal care for their family and friends(i). Largely because of caregiving responsibilities, women are more likely than men to work part-time, spend more years out of the labor force, and in general have shorter careers. …

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Women’s 5 Challenges for Retirement

Challenge #1: Women earn only 82 cents for every dollar that men earn. Black women earn 61 cents and Latinas, 53 cents. Result: Women save less and their economic security is vulnerable, especially if they also experience the loss of …

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Caregiving and Retirement Security

Facts about Caregiving In an estimated 5 million households across the country, an adult is providing unpaid care to a family member. Sixty percent of those caregivers are women, according to the 2015 “Caregiving in the U.S.” study by the …

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Women and Financial Fraud & Abuse

As the number of older Americans in our nation grow, so too do the number of cases of financial elder abuse. Financial elder abuse is when seniors are exploited or conned out of their money through deceit. Financial scams are …

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The Effects of Caregiving

Women remain the primary caregivers in our society, and they are spending a significant part of their adult lives providing it. Whenever a sick child, an ailing spouse or a parent requires care, it is most often the mother or …

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Hispanic Caregiving in the U.S.

A 2008 study by Evercare and the National Alliance for Caregiving found that approximately 44 million Americans over the age of 18 were providing care for someone over the age of 18.  As the fastest growing ethnic group in the …

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