Coe et al. estimate "cost to well being" for daughters, age 40-70, who provide care for elderly mothers

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Using Health and Retirement Study data, U-Penn's Norma Coe and colleagues estimated the monetized change in well‐being among daughters, age 40-70 years, who provided caregiving to their elderly mothers. The researchers found the median cost to the daughters' well‐being ranged from $144,302 to $201,896 over 2 years, depending on their mother's functional status.

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Norma Coe (U-Penn)

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"New study estimates the caregiving costs for families" - Medical Xpress. 9/21/2018.

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