Caregiving at home can take its toll and it certainly takes a lot of planning. The Nation’s family caregivers are front and center in providing care every day – enabling their loved ones to stay at home longer where they are happier and healthier.
- Most adults would prefer to age in place. 90% of adults over the age of 65 would prefer to stay in their current home as they age. Family, friends, and neighbors provide 80% of the care for the elderly
- Two out of every 5 adults are family caregivers. In 2015, it is estimated that 39% of adults are caring for a loved one who is sick, disabled, or living with frailties of old age. That’s up from 30% in 2010