Press Release: Frazzled and Fried, WI family caregivers living in crisis (10/4/2022)

The relentless shortage of paid caregivers is negatively impacting family caregivers, Wisconsin’s workforce, and the larger economy.
A statewide survey of almost five hundred family caregivers reveals family caregivers are providing 80% of the care for children and adults with disabilities and older adults, often caring for multiple people simultaneously.
The volume of care provided across the lifespan is incredible and unsustainable. More than 80% have already been caregiving almost ten years, another 30% for twenty years. 1 out of 10 report caregiving for more than thirty years. Read full press release here. Read survey summary here.