1 in 6
1 in 6 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Nearly half have provided care for at least two years
A fourth have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
59% are women
22% are 65 years old or older
39% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
12% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
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: March 8, 2019