Number of Informal Caregivers and Hours of Help Provided in the Last Month to Recipients Age 65 or Older Living Outside Nursing Homes, 2011

Number of Informal Caregivers and Hours of Help Provided in the Last Month to Recipients Age 65 or Older Living Outside Nursing Homes, 2011


Number of Informal Caregivers and Hours of Help Provided in the Last Month to Recipients Age 65 or Older Living Outside Nursing

Number of Caregivers (000s)Percent of CaregiversAggregate Monthly Hours Provided (000s)Percent of Aggregate Hours of Health
All caregivers17,949100.01,342,520100.0
Spouse3,80221.2417,01831.1
Daughter5,26329.3411,13830.6
Son3,28718.3213,53015.9
Other relative4,01122.3245,50818.3
Other non-relative1,5868.855,3264.1
Household/other activities only a5,58131.1284,53021.2
Self-care or mobility12,36868.91,057,99078.8
1-2 self-care/mobility tasks6,82338.0434,40632.4
3+ self-care/mobility tasks5,54530.9623,58446.4
No dementia9,36952.2608,43545.3
Possible dementia2,74115.3197,23614.7
Probable dementia5,83832.5536,84940.0