Caring For Mom & Dad

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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. CARING FOR MOM & DAD explores the emotional, health and financial challenges that many caregivers face every day. This show will premiere May 7 on SDPB TV.

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