A new study from the Rand Corporation, which aimed to discover the cost of informal caregiving in the United States by family and friends, which, the study found, is the number one source of long term eldercare. Here are some of their key findings:
To put this mind-bogglingly large amount of money in context, $522 billion would buy you a fleet of 1,711 Airbus A380 jumbo jets, at $305 million a piece.
To read the full Rand Corp. report:
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