Nearly 2 million NYS Adults are Caregivers

UNIVERA REPORT Reveals Nearly 2 million NYS Adults are Caregivers and devote an average of 13 hours of care per week at an estimated annual economic value of about $20 billion. Nearly 2 million New York state adults provide informal care to family members, neighbors or friends who need assistance with everyday or health-related activities due to chronic physical or mental impairments. These caregivers, who usually are unpaid, devote an average of 13 hours of care per week at an estimated annual economic value of about $20 billion, according to a new report issued by Univera Healthcare. To view the complete fact sheet on informal caregiving in upstate New York, go towww.univerahealthcare.com/factsheets. Additional information on caregiving is available from www.CompassionAndSupport.org..