1 in 5
1 in 5 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Nearly half have provided care for at least two years
Almost a third have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
58% are women
19% are 65 years old or older
1 in 3 are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
9% are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
80% manage household tasks
Over 50% assist with personal care
1 in 6 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: March 11, 2019