Growing number of American employees are having to care for their elderly parents. Caregiving might comprise taking extended periods of time off from work. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993 addresses this requirement by giving some employees with up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave per year without fear of losing their jobs.
After reviewing the needed resources for this discussion, please address each of the given problems:
a. How has the passage of FMLA impacted the older population in the United States?
b. How has FMLA reduced the challenges and stress relate with caregiving?
c. How has FMLA not relieved the stress of caregiving?
d. How has FMLA impacted your life?
e. How might the U.S. government encourage more support for the caregivers of the elderly?
Your initial post must be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with illustrations from the needed material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.