Caregiving Among Women
1 in 4
1 in 4 Women are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Half have provided care for at least two years
Nearly a third have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
20% are 65 years old or older
37% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
10% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
Over 80% manage household tasks
Nearly 60% assist with personal care
1 in 6 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: August 19, 2020