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Smart Talk: Life isn't easy for caregivers - witf

6/10/2014
Americans are living longer.  Women live to an average age of 82 and men to 77 years old.

Living longer doesn't necessarily mean living better.  According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), more than 70 million Americans over the age of 50 live with a chronic condition.

What these statistics mean is that more older people need care and millions are not able to care for themselves.  Millions of disabled Americans require full time care too.

Listen to the interview with Dr. Bobonich or read the article