“I’ve been watching her deteriorate since 2009. … Back then we could still play chess and talk,” says Yolanda Hunter who cares for her grandmother Ida Christian, “It’s the regression that is the hardest part.” (Kainaz Amaria/NPR)
The Hunter-Christian family is one of three families being profiled in NPR’s eight-week series, Family Matters: The Money Squeeze, which airs each Tuesday on Morning Edition. Each family is struggling with how to afford care for an older generation.
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