(This episode was originally broadcast on January 4, 2013)
On this week’s Need to Know, Karla Murthy reports from California about one family dealing with the emotional and financial stresses of caring for a chronically ill parent.
Anchor Scott Simon interviews Robyn Stone, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Disability, Aging & Long-Term Care Policy under President Clinton, about the broader societal impacts of long-term care in the United States.
Hannah Yi reports from Rhode Island on an innovative program that is paying family members, friends and neighbors to care for their loved ones.
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