1 in 4
1 in 4 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
24% are 65 years old or older
33% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
12% 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