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Caregiving FactsDr. Vicki Rackner Helps You Choose Health

A caregiver is a person who puts the needs of another above their own.  Here are some numbers to help you understand thatcaregiving is a big issue.

One in three American households will have a family caregiver this year.

Over half of caregivers also work full time.

One out of three family caregivers is male.

If family caregivers were paid market wages for serves they donate, their compensation would approximate the entire Medicare budget.