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Care Recipient Relation to Caregiver - United States 2015

Relationship Percentage
Relative 85%
Parent 42%
Spouse or partner 12%
Parent-in-law 7%
Grandparent or grandparent-in-law 7%
Adult child 5%
Uncle or aunt 4%
Sibling 3%
Other relatives 3%
Sibling-in-law 2%
Non-relative 15%
Friend 10%
Neighbor 3%
Other nonrelative 2%

Source: AARP Public Policy Institute, National Alliance for Caregiving. Caregiving in the United States 2015.