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‘I fret about the years that lie ahead’: the unique caring burden of single childless daughters

‘I fret about the years that lie ahead’: the unique caring burden of single childless daughters

I think of Clarice Beckett often. Not so much for the early 20th century painter’s exquisite, misty seaside landscapes. Instead I think of Beckett because she was a single childless woman upon whom the burden of care for elderly parents fell. Beckett, considered by...

LIHTC for Regular People

LIHTC for Regular People

LIHTC, often pronounced “lie-tech,” stands for Low Income Housing Tax Credit. The Low Income Housing Tax Credit is a program of the U.S. Treasury. It reduces federal income taxes for 10 years in exchange for making an investment in an affordable housing development,...

When the Neighbors Are All Older, Too

When the Neighbors Are All Older, Too

Though surveys repeatedly show that most older people prefer to remain in their own homes as they age, about 800,000 were in assisted living last year, according to LeadingAge, which represents nonprofit aging services providers. An additional 745,000 lived in...

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