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  • Young adults may provide care for older relatives much more frequently than thought

    Mina Raj smiles at the camera, wearing a tan blazer over a blue top.

    The number of youths who are caregiving for older relatives may be much higher than estimated, according to a new study led by Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Minakshi Raj.

    Photo courtesy of Minakshi Raj


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  • Editor’s note: To reach Minakshi Raj, email The paper “’If it needs to be done, it needs to be done’: National survey of youth experiences and perspectives on caregiving” is available online. DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2021.03.003