Alabama: Caregiving

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Nearly1 in 4 adults are caregivers

Caregiving Can Be

Over half have provided care for at least two years


Over a third have provided care for at least 20 hours per week

Caregivers definition
Who are caregivers?
Caregiver helping person use a walker.

62% are women
21% are 65 years old or older
37% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
24% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia

How Do Caregivers Help?
Credit cards and dollar signs.

Over 80% manage household tasks

Caregiver giving assisting person with a bath.

Over half assist with personal care

Future Caregivers
Person thinking.

Nearly 1 in 8 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years