There are more than 53 million family caregivers in the United States in 2020 according to a AARP and National Alliance for Caregiving study. That is 9 million more than five years ago.
Caregiving can take a toll on a person’s health. Studies have shown that about 30% of caregivers pass away before the person they are caring for.
Over 60 percent of all caregivers are also working a separate job.
Families might consider finding ways to give the primary care giver a break by doing one or more of the following:
If you need help finding a caregiver support group, in home care or an assisted living with respite stay options, give us a call at Choice Connections.