The networking site is adding titles so people can denote caregiving responsibilities. Experts say employers should consider these skills when recruiting.
By Alexa Mikhail, The 19th
There are more than 50 million caregivers in the United States, from in-home providers to family volunteers. For these essential workers, the pandemic has represented a crisis on a different scale. We hear some of their stories about what the…
By Judy Woodruff, Courtney Norris
The number of Americans providing unpaid care for loved ones has been rising in recent years. The coronavirus pandemic and the associated shutdowns have made these difficult roles that much harder, increasing isolation and limiting resources. We hear stories from…
Family members and caregivers are often the ones on the front lines of mental illness: helping loved ones cope with a diagnosis, taking them to appointments and managing medications. Mark Lukach says his wife’s bipolar disorder consumed his life, until…
By PBS NewsHour
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.