The Wall Street Journal reported on a study about Alzheimers and it’s wider effect on families, including emotional and out of pocket costs.
According to the caring.com study "Forty-two percent of family members who care for a relative with either Alzheimer’s or dementia spend $20,000 or more annually on caregiving...".
The study also reveals that "Fifty-five percent of respondents said their physical health has declined as a result of their caregiving, and 56% have quit their job or have seen their career otherwise negatively affected."
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Read the full Wall Street Journal article - Alzheimer’s caregiving pushes many into debt