Policy Research Brief: The Economic Impact of Being a Family Caregiver
Family members play essential roles in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including providing medical, emotional, financial, and day-to-day support. Family members who are the primary providers of support often have to make choices related to employment that can affect their long-term financial well-being, including leaving the workforce altogether. This Policy Research Brief recommends a number of government policy programs, policy changes, and employer-provided benefits.
- September 2023
- Volume 30, Number 3
- Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL)
- Community life
- Parenting and family relationships