2016 Elections and People with Disabilities with Katy Neas
"Caregivers are really the unsung heroes of our economy. They?re taking care of their family members so that they don?t have to be in hospitals and nursing homes. And what they really need is a break from time to time."
According to the report Caregiving in the U.S. 2015, More than 45-million Americans are caregivers for young children, elderly family members, an injured veteran or a family member with a disability. Katy Neas, Executive Vice President for Public Affairs of Easter Seals, discusses issues affecting this population that advocates say should be a priority for candidates in this election year.
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