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When Counting Family Caregivers, Who Counts?

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Denise Brown

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The number of family caregivers in the U.S. varies from source to souce. Some count more than 90 million, some more than 60 million. Finding the right count can depend on how we define "family caregivers." Susan Rowe joins me to talk through this question: When counting family caregivers, who counts?

About Susan Rowe
After a career in IT and as a worship leader in the Methodist church, Susan Rowe joined Daughterhood at its inception in January 2015. As a young woman, she gained first-hand experience working as an aide in a nursing home run by the Little Sisters of the Poor and again as a care giver for her mother who suffered from dementia. Most recently, she's working toward completing her caregiver's consultant certification through caregiving.com. She brings this experience and her natural gift for empathy to bare in her current role as Daughterhood Circle Coordinator, where she works forming and supporting daughterhood circles and their group of awesome volunteer leaders from Florida to Los Angeles.