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The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that employees ages 45 to 64 will make up a full third of the workforce by next year. Along with job responsibilities, many in this age group also juggle family caregiving responsibilities. According to a study by the University of Florida, one in 10 American workers is a caregiver, which means that almost 16 million Americans are trying to balance working and caregiving.

The demands that go along with caregiving affect employee productivity, and as caregivers themselves begin to age, it will only get harder to maintain that delicate balance between working and caring for their family members.

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