People in America agree: Action is needed to support family caregivers. The John A. Hartford Foundation (JAHF) asked adults living in the United States for their opinions on policies to help family caregivers, including those recommended in the 2022 National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers.
Key poll findings include:
Caregiving is a common experience across every demographic group in America, yet many caregivers don’t know where to find help.
- Almost half of people over the age of 45 who provide care to a friend or family member do not know where to turn for professional or financial assistance.
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