Caregiving

Lost at Sea: Caregivers Stressed by Navigating Support Systems
, Caregiving

A new study suggests that in addition to the often emotionally and physically challenging care they provide, caregivers should be seen as navigators of complex…

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Home Care Services 2.0: Trends & Technology Are Transforming Aging Services
, Caregiving

A recent article in Public Policy and Aging suggests that the cutting edge of growth and innovation in aging services since the 2000s has been…

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Family Caregivers to the Rescue: Potential Medicaid Savings of Training Caregivers
, Caregiving

In addition to its clinical challenges, institutional dementia care comes with a substantial economic burden for state Medicaid programs. One estimate is that two-thirds of…

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Combining Home Care & Activity Coaching Improves Function in Care Recipients
, Caregiving

As older adults come to need help from paid or informal caregivers, the health changes that necessitate this assistance often mean they have fewer opportunities…

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TRENDING NOW: Number of Family Caregivers to Drop as Need Rises
, Caregiving

A recent report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine found that the number of potential family caregivers is shrinking at a time…

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Out of the Blue: New Model Helps Family Caregivers of Stroke Sufferers
, Caregiving

Strokes provide numerous challenges to not only the sufferer of the stroke, but also to that individual’s caregiver. Because of the suddenness of strokes, many…

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The Cost of Caregiving: Putting a Price on Tech That Helps Caregivers
, Caregiving

How much would you be willing to pay for technology to help with the caregiving of an older adult in your life? Researchers recently sought…

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Give Me a Break: How Adult Day Services Impact Caregivers’ Stress
, Caregiving

Many studies have shown that family caregivers are at greater risk for a variety of poor health outcomes due to the stressful nature of caregiving.…

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Stress in Older Adult Caregivers
, Caregiving

Many older adults find themselves serving as unpaid or informal caregivers to spouses or family members, and a growing body of research has shown how…

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Surprising Differences for Caregivers on the Relationship between Depression & Disability
, Caregiving

A number of studies have demonstrated that depression symptoms and disability increase the risk of each other, but new research comparing caregivers and noncaregivers digs…

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A Closer Look at Person- & Family-Centered Care
, Caregiving

A recent article in Public Policy and Aging Report looks at the importance of person- and family-centered care (PFCC) when individuals and their families are…

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Spousal Caregivers: Who’s the Frailest of Them All?
, Aging & Social Factors, Caregiving

A number of studies have looked at the negative health consequences associated with spousal caregiving, but little attention has been paid to how the cognitive…

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