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Kids As Caregivers Face Special Challenges

Oct 23, 2012 (Talk of the Nation) — When we think of family caregivers, we often think of adults caring for aging parents. But more than 1.3 million young people in the U.S. between the ages of 8 and 18 care for sick or disabled family members. Caregiving is emotionally taxing for people of any age, but can be especially so for teens.

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Connie Siskowski, founder and president, American Association of Caregiving Youth
Laurence Steinberg, professor, Temple University

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