Between 2010-2019, the older adult population increased to 60 percent in the U.S. Currently, 80 percent of elders live with another family member.
At least one half of the caregiver population occupies a full-time job. One in three caregivers do not receive additional assistance from paid professionals.
A minimum of 40 percent of the caregiver population experience some form of depression. Many caregivers possess a health issue and stress-induced cognitive decline.
The Savvy Caregiver in Indian Country Trainer’s Manual
This manual is designed for trainers working with Native caregivers of elders with dementia.