Tag: caregiver

Mother and her child in a wheelchair

Juggling a job and being a mother is hard work. It’s much tougher if your child has a disability. And when these mothers look ahead to retiring, the challenges are just as complex as their current situations. One woman whose daughter has a disability predicted in a recent interview with a researcher that she’ll work…

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In the absence of a national paid family leave policy, 13 states have filled the breach with their own programs to partially compensate workers who take time off to care for an ill family member. In a new study examining the laws in three of these states – California, New Jersey, and New York –…