Warren Would Boost Social Security Benefits For All, Including Family Caregivers. But Does It Make Sense?
HOUSTON, TEXAS – SEPTEMBER 12: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Getty Images Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has proposed a massive expansion of Social Security, including a plan to boost benefits for those who stay home to care for a young child, a frail parent, or another relative with a disability. Warren has embraced an idea that has been around for years, and one that has been adopted by many European countries—in various forms— since the 1980s. Rewarding, or at least not penalizing,