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The Caregiver Corps Act of 2014

Closing the Care Gap for Families in the 21st Century In early July, Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) will introduce a novel policy proposal that could be life changing for the millions of Americans who quietly worry and wonder who they can call on for help and steady companionship when a loved one becomes ill, disabled,

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Aging in place with in-kind work

by Phil Burgess There are two views of aging in America. In one, a 70 year-old woman drives another to the doctor.  Across town, a later-life adult takes an even older neighbor to do her grocery shopping and then helps her bring the groceries into the house and makes sure they are properly stored.  When

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