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Ferrara, Alexandra M.

Incentivizing the care of adult family members through a two-part tax credit

In the United States, nearly thirty-four million individuals provide informal care for their adult family members each year. Adult care recipients experience positive emotional and health-related outcomes when cared for by relatives, but this responsibility also places significant stress on caregivers. The government should subsidize and encourage family adult care, not only because of these social impacts, but also because this care can reduce healthcare costs.

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 12:03