1 in 6
1 in 6 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Over half have provided care for at least two years
A Fifth have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
57% are women
19% are 65 years old or older
35% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
8% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
Nearly 80% manage household tasks
Almost 50% assist with personal care
1 in 7 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: September 28, 2018