1 in 6
1 in 6 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Over half have provided care for at least two years
A fourth have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
56% are women
26% are 65 years old or older
34% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
11% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
Nearly 80% manage household tasks
40% assist with personal care
1 in 8 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: March 8, 2019