Americans are living longer than ever before, and soon older adults will outnumber the young. Today, family caregivers are providing 90 percent of parent care, in addition to balancing work and family, a job most cannot afford to do. Who will take care of those who can no longer care for themselves? How will the nation adapt to ensure that adequate care can be provided for both the caregivers and for those being cared for?
CARING FOR MOM & DAD explores the emotional, health, and financial challenges faced by caregivers as parents age. This PBS documentary, narrated by Meryl Streep, airs this Mother's Day--Sunday, May 10--at 6 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN).
Learn more at pbs.org/caringformomanddad
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