Live chat with expert: C. Grace Whiting
There are now 48 million unpaid family caregivers caring for an adult in the U.S., up almost eight million from just five years ago. Family caregivers now encompass more than one in five Americans. What’s more, the number of people caring for someone with Alzheimer’s jumped four percent to 26 percent. The state of caregiving in the U.S. has drastically changed since 2015.
The two will discuss key findings, what they mean for caregivers and offer suggestions to ease caregiving challenges, such as:
- Difficulty coordinating care
- Caring for personal health and well-being
- Finding respite care
- Financial strain