New York Caregiving
1 in 5
1 in 5 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Nearly 1/2 have provided care for at least two years
Almost 1/3 have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
62% are women
20% are 65 years old or older
38% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
12% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
Over 75% manage household tasks
Nearly 60% assist with personal care
1 in 7 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: August 19, 2020