R.I. family caregivers provided $2.1B in unpaid care in 2021, AARP finds

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island family caregivers provided $2.1 billion in unpaid care to loved ones in 2021, according to AARP’s latest report. The report, part of the nonprofit’s Valuing the Invaluable series, highlighted “growing scope and complexity of family caregiving” and the actions that must be taken to address the challenges faced by family caregivers.…

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  1. Isn’t taking care of family what family does? I am curious as to why the total needs to be monetized in a news story? And what is the source of the information and how accurate is it really?