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In 1999, nearly 40% of caregiving children were assisting parents who were age 85 or older, compared to about 34% in 1994. Nearly 13% of caregiving children were age 65 or older themselves.

Spillman, Brenda, and Kirsten Black. Staying the Course: Trends in family caregiving. Washington, DC: AARP; 2005. http://assets.aarp.org/rgcenter/il/2005_17_caregiving.pdf

Reference

Title
Staying the Course: Trends in family caregiving
Publication
AARP Public Policy Institute
Publisher
AARP
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Spillman, Brenda, and Kirsten Black
URL
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