“I am a caregiving expert. How did I end up in bankruptcy?”
Ms. Goyer is AARP’s family and caregiving expert. She depleted her savings and ended up relying on credit cards after being financially drained by costs related to caring for her parents.
She describes the bankruptcy experience as humiliating and embarrassing. But she says it shows how the unexpected costs of daily caregiving can accumulate over time and overwhelm even the most experienced of the nation’s 53 million family caregivers.
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