Caregiving

Stress & Caregiving among Luo Grandparents in Kenya
, Caregiving, Operational Resources, Senior Housing

In many parts of the world, grandparents are increasingly taking primary caregiving roles for their grandchildren. Research suggests that, in the US, grandparents who are…

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Translating Research for Family Caregivers
, Caregiving, Operational Resources, Senior Housing

There is much research evidence for new practices of dementia care, specifically, innovative psychosocial treatments that manage cognitive and emotional symptoms often accompanying dementia. These…

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Costs of Informal Caregiving
, Caregiving, Operational Resources, Senior Housing

A recent health policy brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research has culled noteworthy data regarding informal caregivers from the 2009 California Health…

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Using YouTube for Reminiscence Therapy (RT)
, Caregiving, Electronic Health (e-Health)

Reminiscence Therapy (RT) is a popular psychosocial intervention used with dementia patients enacted in a group setting. RT involves discussion of past experiences, often facilitated…

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Mentally Stimulating Activities Help Battle Apathy in Early-Stage Alzheimer’s
, Caregiving, Operational Resources, Senior Housing

Apathy affects more than half of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) within the first five years, and is associated with increased functional and cognitive impairment…

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Study Demonstrates Effectiveness of Online Support Groups for Caregivers
, Caregiving, Operational Resources, Senior Housing

As the prevalence of dementia increases, so does the prevalence of unpaid caregiving, as family members need to assume caregiving roles with their loved ones.…

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