Most policymakers have consistently skirted the issue of long-term care. Many legislators realize its enormous, inescapable human and financial costs too late - when they are confronted with long-term care responsibilities or need such care themselves. Families, communities, employers and government are not immune to the reality that people age, sometimes need long-term care, and, if they are lucky, have family members who can help them. But family caregiving is hard work, and it occurs in a complex and demanding world.
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