1 in 5
1 in 5 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Over half have provided care for at least two years
Almost 1/4 have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
56% are women
20% are 65 years old or older
33% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
6% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
Over 80% manage household tasks
Over 50% assist with personal care
1 in 5 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: September 28, 2018