1 in 6
1 in 6 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Nearly half have provided care for at least two years
One third have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
58% are women
9% are 65 years old or older
38% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
8% 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 4 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: March 8, 2019