District of Columbia
Nearly 1 in 5
Nearly 1 in 5 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Nearly 40% have provided care for at least two years
1/5 have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
59% are women
13% are 65 years old or older
30% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
6% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
Over 75% manage household tasks
Nearly 50% assist with personal care
1 in 7 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: October 15, 2018