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The Hidden Population of Caregivers

Posted On 27 May 2014
 
 
The reality is stark: there are over 1.4 million youth caregivers from age 8-18. These teens have found themselves thrust into the role of a caregiver for their disabled, ill or senior family members. The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) calls these young caregivers a “hidden population,” because they suffer from a systemic lack of support from their schools and communities.   Read the posting here.
 

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