‘We’re winging it’: The unpredictable role of dad caring for dad

By Carter Gaddis
December 16, 2014

Nearly two out of three family caregivers are women, but Biro is part of a growing number of men in their 30s, 40s and 50s who have become the primary caregiver for an elderly parent while still providing for children at home or in college. The percentage of male caregivers rose to 34 percent in 2009, up from 25 percent in 1987, according to studies conducted by the National Alliance on Caregiving and the AARP.


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