New bill implements tax credit to assist family caregivers

New legislation could help people who’ve had to to cut hours at work or quit a job to take care of a family member.

The Maine Center for Economic Policy estimates 181,000 Mainers provide unpaid family caregiving each year.

It could be for a grandparent with dementia or a spouse after major surgery.

Click here to read the full article, first published February 6, 2020, in WABI 5.