American Association of Caregiving Youth

There is a hidden population of caregiving youth that continues to grow.
Caregiving Youth: A Hidden Population

Contributed by Cristy Kovach Hom

When Jason was 13, his grandmother moved in. She was suffering from dementia and could no longer live alone. Jason awoke every night to take his grandma to the bathroom. When her dementia caused her hysteria, Jason was the only family member who could calm her down.

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