One-third of family caregivers provide more than 21 hours of care each week

Approximately 1 in 3 family caregivers dedicate 21 hours or more per week to caregiving, with more than 20% providing 41 hours or more – essentially taking on a full-time caregiving role.

Ten percent of family caregivers provide less than one hour of care a week. Thirty five percent provide one to eight hours per week; twenty two percent nine to 20 hours per week; eleven percent twenty one to forty hours of care a week; and twenty one percent provide more than 41 hours of care to a loved one each week.