Unpaid Caregivers Were Already Struggling. It’s Only Gotten Worse During The Pandemic

Posted by on June 17, 2021 5:53 pm
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The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly difficult for unpaid caregivers, with many reporting symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression.

A new CDC study finds that people who provide unpaid care for their children or adult loved ones are twice as likely as noncaregivers to have experienced depression or anxiety, or thoughts of suicide.

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