Thank You Caregivers for All That You Do!

Thank you Caregivers for all that you do ….. you pay a Big Price.

The RAND Corp. arrived at the estimate by tallying the hours friends and family devote to elder care and calculating the cost if that work were performed by unskilled workers earning the minimum wage. The cost would be higher – an estimated $642 billion a year – if skilled nursing care was used instead, the nonprofit organization said. By comparison, Virginia’s total GDP in 2013 was about $453 billion, according to the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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