New York: Caregiving

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Male figure with cane holding hands with female figure.


Nearly 1 in 5 adults 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

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

61% are women
21% are 65 years old or older
37% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
20% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia

How Do Caregivers Help?
Credit cards and dollar signs.

Over 75% manage household tasks

Caregiver giving assisting person with a bath.

Over 40% assist with personal care

Future Caregivers
Person thinking.

1 in 7 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years