1 in 6
1 in 6 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Nearly 50% have provided care for at least two years
Almost 1/3 have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
58% are women
24% are 65 years old or older
30% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
5% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
Over 80% manage household tasks
Nearly 50% assist with personal care
1 in 8 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: October 15, 2018