Caring Voice Coalition will be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial day.
We will reopen on Tuesday, May 30 at 9a.m. ET.
Statistics come from a 2015 comprehensive research report by the AARP Public Policy Institute and the National Alliance for Caregiving surveying more than 1,200 caregivers, in addition to one of its companion reports, and an AARP 2016 financial survey and study of 1,864 caregivers.
What does the typical caregiver look like?
Financial strain of caregiving
Stress and health
Family Caregiving and Out-of-Pocket Costs: 2016 Report
2015 Report: Caregiving in the U.S.
Caregiving in the U.S. 2015 — A Focused Look at Caregivers of Younger Adults
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