Research Report Paid Family Leave: Challenges and Experiences of Family Caregivers of Older Adults
H. Elizabeth Peters, Amelia Coffey, John Marotta, Alexander Carther
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This report focuses on caregivers’ experiences in the first two states to pass paid family leave (PFL) in the US—California and New Jersey. With growing interest in PFL at both the state and federal levels, these two pioneering states provide important lessons for how this policy can address the multiple challenges working caregivers have in managing both roles and barriers to benefit take-up.

Research Areas Health and health care Wealth and financial well-being Aging and retirement Families Social safety net
Tags Economic well-being Older workers Employment and income data Wages and nonwage compensation Social determinants of health Family and medical leave Paid leave
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population