Caregiving by the hours, 2018 - ARCHIVED

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The 2018 General Social Survey on Caregiving and Care Receiving collects information on Canadians who provide care to family and friends with a long-term health condition, disability or problems related to aging. The survey also covers individuals who receive this care and about the challenges both groups face.

Taking on the responsibility of an informal caregiver often means balancing other competing demands of life, such as working at a paid job, raising children and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships. This infographic explores how the number of hours per week spent on caregiving activities effects the overall well-being of informal caregivers and their participation in daily and social activities.

Issue Number: 2021074
Author(s): Omercic, Senka
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