Caregiving Among African American Adults
Nearly 1 in 4
Nearly 1 in 4 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?
60% are women
14% are 65 years old or older
33% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
9% 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 6 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: June 24, 2020