older man and woman with nurse Fewer and fewer caregivers report having conversations with their health professionals about what they need to care for their recipient or to support their own well-being. (Photo: Shutterstock)

There are more of them. They are in poorer health. They are providing more intense care for longer periods of time in close quarters. These are the 53 million family caregivers, 21.3 percent of the population, who are providing unpaid care for loved ones.

This according to the latest AARP/NAC Caregiving in the US 2020 report, which was published on May 14. The data is based on quantitative surveys of nearly 1,400 people taken BEFORE the novel coronavirus hit.

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