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FILE -- Aleks Zeygerman puts his hand on his 87 year-old mother Nelli Leventon's arm, in New York June 3, 2013. The focus on child care may conceal a bigger barrier to female participation in the labor force: tending to the growing ranks of aging family members. (Michael Nagle/The New York Times)

FILE -- Aleks Zeygerman puts his hand on his 87 year-old mother Nelli Leventon's arm, in New York June 3, 2013. The focus on child care may conceal a bigger barrier to female participation in the labor force: tending to the growing ranks of aging family members. (Michael Nagle/The New York Times)