1 in 6
1 in 6 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Nearly half have provided care for at least two years
Almost a third have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
57% are women
21% are 65 years old or older
42% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
13% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
75% manage household tasks
Over 50% assist with personal care
1 in 6 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: October 15, 2018