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As Americans age, families are critical to nationŒs health-care system

Americans are aging, and millions of working adults will also take care of an aging parent, adding their efforts to the nation’s healthcare system. That includes Barbara Tucker Parker who caretakes her 87-year-old mother, Dorothy Tucker. Says Parker, ‹Where can I put her thatŒs better than this? WhoŒs going to take care of her better than me? Nobody.ˆ