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NSOC Overview

The National Study of Caregiving (NSOC) is a national study of people who help or have helped older family members and friends with their daily activities. The study is conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with Westat and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services with the support of the National Institute on Aging. It was conducted concurrently with NHATS in Years 1, 5 and 7.

We are currently testing a new online version of NSOC for 2020.