Caring for aging parents can be a burden for anyone, but poor women are more likely to need to take it on and to enter a financial downward spiral as a result, a recent study suggests.Women with better financial resources can afford paid healthcare for an aging parent, which allows those women to remain in the workforce, the authors found. But women with the lowest incomes end up taking care of their parents, and the expenses and lost work time involved reduces their income even further."We looked at the relationship among parental caregiving, labor force participation and financial wellbeing," said lead author Yeonjung Lee, a researcher and professor at the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada.Past research had only looked at women's situation at a single point in time, Lee told Reuters Health, "so they weren't sure if the women were already poor before they took care of their parents, or if they became poor after they took care of their parents."Lee'...
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