National Academies of Science Says Caregivers Need More Support

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a long-awaited study this week advocating that nearly 20 million unpaid caregivers for older adults are not getting the support they need from current systems. 

The Academies, which provides expert advice on some of the most pressing challenges facing the nation and the world, also proposed developing a national strategy to effectively engage and support caregivers.