Torchlight Online Service Aims To Help Caregivers Navigate Maze Of Decisions

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In this photo taken Dec. 22 2011, Evelyn Volk, right, walks with her mother Maria Koenig, who suffers from dementia, as they leave home for grocery shopping in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP)
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According to AARP and The National Alliance for Caregiving, there are now more than 43 million unpaid caregivers in the United States, mostly adult children taking care of aging parents.

Many struggle while navigating the often enraging landscape of insurance, medical decisions or long distance care. An online service called Torchlight aims to help caregivers through this maze.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young learns more from Adam Goldberg, Torchlight’s CEO and founder.

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Adam Goldberg, CEO and founder of Torchlight. He tweets @adamrgoldberg.

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