Family Caregiver Stats

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Family Caregiver Stats

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We're stressed. In our simple stress survey, 1,044 family caregivers rated their stress level on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the most stressed. The current number is 4.14.

A little over 80% of survey respondents rated their stress level as a 4 or 5. 72% of respondents say they miss their lives, which causes their stress. 63% say they don't sleep well at night, 61% say they haven't had a break. 54% say they don't have enough help. (Caregiving.com Family Caregiver Stress Survey, an ongoing survey with results shared as of July 4, 2019.)

Physicians and health care professionals provide once-in-awhile care. We provide all-the-time care. We care at night, on weekends, on holidays. We care every day. We are the health care system.

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