Burned-out, exhausted, isolated: The life of an unpaid caregiver

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Updated March 21 2024 - 5:13pm, first published March 13 2024 - 6:30am
Unpaid caregiving can be demanding leading to burnout. ACM file picture
Unpaid caregiving can be demanding leading to burnout. ACM file picture

Australia's unpaid caregivers are burned-out. They're mentally and physically exhausted, neglect their own needs and put in way more hours than an average paid worker.

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Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: eileen.wood@thesenior.com.au or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805

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