1 in 5
1 in 5 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Nearly 50% have provided care for at least two years
A Fourth have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
61% are women
22% are 65 years old or older
37% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
8% 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 7 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: October 15, 2018