1 in 8
1 in 8 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Nearly 45% have provided care for at least two years
Nearly 1/2 have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
62% are women
13% are 65 years old or older
43% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
12% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
Over 80% manage household tasks
Over 75% assist with personal care
1 in 10 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: October 15, 2018