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woman and elderly man Digital tools can also help caregivers connect with others in similar situations for peer support, restore balance to their lives and help them feel less lonely and guilty. (Photo: iStock)

More workers are also caregivers to a friend or family member on their off hours, and employers can provide digital tools to support them, according to “Digital Tools and Solutions for Caregivers: An Employer’s Guide” developed by the Northeast Business Group on Health and AARP.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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