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A Growing Generation Of Family Caregivers

A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that 39 percent of U.S. adults are caring for a family member, up from 30 percent in 2010. Kojo looks at how a growing aging population and other factors are putting more Americans in the role of a family caregiver. He speaks with experts about the tools and resources available to the so-called "sandwich generation"--those caught between the needs of their aging parents and growing children.

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