Report: Tennessee Ranks 49th for Support of Family Caregivers

The Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee recently released a report regarding its study on supporting working caregivers, offering an overview of issues faced by relatives and others who assist older adults, and insight on how the state might assist with the needs of these individuals. The study, The Case for Care Giving: Why Middle Tennessee Employers Should Support Employee Caregivers, shows that Tennessee ranks 49th for support of family caregivers and 32nd for support of working caregivers. Another highlighted concern is the lack of preparation in providing care for aging persons. You can read the report in its entirety using this link.

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