Did You Know?
Using those closest to us as caregivers costs more than you think.
Over their lifetime, caregivers lose an average of $650,000 in income.
Caregivers spend more than $19,000 annually in out-of-pocket expenses, including food, transportation, medication, and lost wages, to help the client.
Family caregivers care for their loved one an average of 8 years.
40% of surveyed informal caregivers reported that caregiving affected their ability to advance their career.
Caregivers start by providing a small amount of care, which inevitably increases beyond their expectations.
Caregiving often takes a toll on personal health and relationships.