Caregiving Among Rural Adults
1 in 4 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Over half have provided care for at least two years
30% have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
62% are women
28% are 65 years old or older
35% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
Nearly 10% are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
8 in 10 manage household tasks
Over half assist with personal care
1 in 6 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: July 16, 2020