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?
55% are women
21% are 65 years old or older
33% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
5% 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 7 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: October 15, 2018