1 in 4
1 in 4 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Over half have provided care for at least two years
Over 1/3 have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
60% are women
18% are 65 years old or older
32% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
7% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
Nearly 85% manage household tasks
Over 60% assist with personal care
1 in 7 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: October 15, 2018