1 in 4
1 in 4 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Over half have provided care for at least two years
Almost 1/3 have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
60% are women
17% are 65 years old or older
38% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
9% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
Nearly 80% manage household tasks
Nearly 60% assist with personal care
1 in 5 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: September 28, 2018