1 in 5
1 in 5 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Nearly 50% have provided care for at least two years
Nearly 1/5 have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
55% are women
17% are 65 years old or older
40% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
10% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
Nearly 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: June 22, 2019