40M
the number of unpaid caregivers who take care of at least one adult age 65 or older

Source: Pew Research Center
Additional Information: Nine-of-ten of these Americans are providing care for an aging relative, and about six-in-ten have a paid job outside of their caregiving duties, according to data from 2015.
Reference: For more information, read the 2015 Pew Research Center analysis, "5 Facts About Family Caregivers." "5 Facts About Family Caregivers."

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