Silver Book Fact
Impact of family caregiving on individual health
Family caregivers commonly experience poor health and are at increased risk for heart disease, poor immune function, fatigue, depression, and more.
Feinberg L, Reinhard S, Houser A, Choula R. Valuing the Invaluable: 2011 Update–the growing contributions and costs of family caregiving. AARP Public Policy Institute. 2011; https://assets.aarp.org/rgcenter/ppi/ltc/i51-caregiving.pdf