Share of caregivers for Alzheimer's and dementias with work-related change U.S. 2017

This statistic displays the percentage of caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias who experienced select work-related changes in the United States, as of 2017. Some 16 percent of these caregivers had to take a leave of absence.

Caregivers of Alzheimer's and dementia patients with work-related changes in the U.S. in 2017

Percentage of caregivers
Had to go in late/leave early/take time off57%
Had to go from working full- to part-time18%
Had to take a leave of absence16%
Had to give up working entirely9%
Had to turn down a promotion8%
Recieved a warning about performance/ attendance7%
Lost any benefits7%
Retired early6%
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Release date

March 2019


United States

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