Occupy Elder Care: Why Caregivers are Bad Advocates

Why are caregivers for the elderly such bad advocates? There are 40-60  million Americans caring for loved ones yet their needs are widely ignored by the political system.  Thus, politicians rarely rouse themselves to do much to help, and when budget-cutting time comes, what little assistance there is often ends up on the block. The inability of caregivers to organize politically was a major topic of [...]