About one in five caregivers go hungry because they don’t have enough money.
That’s the American way! If you get dementia and can no longer earn your keep, you not only take yourself down, you take your whole family with you!
Source: Families taking care of relatives with dementia face serious financial burdens
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This pisses me off. I know people who’ve lost hunks of their lives taking care of loved ones with these conditions. So to also make them go broke in addition to that sacrifice? What are we, animals?
it’s how we end up with this:
My family went through this. My baby bro almost died while my father worked nights at 7-Eleven. The medical bills wiped the family out until I was raised! Not cool. Can’t believe it’s even an issue in this country.