Addressing Caregivers’ Loss of Retirement Income
By Paula Span
Earlier this month Representative Nita M. Lowey, Democrat of New York, introduced what she’s calling the Social Security Caregiver Credit Act, intended to increase retirement income for middle-class citizens who must reduce their work hours or leave the work force because of caregiving duties...
“We should ensure that caregivers won’t have to be torn by the impossible choice of taking care of a family member, or earning less for themselves and their family,” Ms. Lowey told me via email.
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