Help in France for people caring for relatives?

There are several ways in which the French government helps those who care for an elderly relative

What help, if any, does France give to people who care for an elderly relative?  G.H.

Someone who cares for an elderly, ill or disabled family member on a daily basis is called un aidant familial and there are several ways in which the state can help them.

  Firstly, people who have been employed for at least a year, have the right to stop work to look after someone – called congé de proche aidant – for up to three months. This ...

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