Kids As Caregivers Face Special Challenges

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

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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