1 in 6
1 in 6 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Over half have provided care for at least two years
A fourth have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
56% are women
18% are 65 years old or older
35% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
9% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
Almost 80% manage household tasks
Over 50% assist with personal care
Page last reviewed: October 15, 2018