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Adult Day-Care Services Boost Beneficial Stress Hormones in Caregivers

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Photo: Husband holds his wife's hand [31/03/2014] Family caregivers show an increase in the beneficial stress hormone DHEA-S on days when they use an adult day care service for their relatives with dementia, according to researchers at Penn State and the University of Texas at Austin.Adult Day-Care Services Boost Beneficial Stress Hormones in Caregivers - Read more

Improving Sleep May Reduce Heart Disease Risk in Caregivers

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Photo: Caregiver with elderly woman [05/08/2013] The University of South Florida (USF) College of Nursing is conducting research to improve sleep in those caring for people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease, with the aim of determining if better sleep affects heart health.Improving Sleep May Reduce Heart Disease Risk in Caregivers - Read more

Dementia: Caregivers May Benefit from Tailored Interventions

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Photo: Woman caring for her mother [22/07/2013] Researchers have found that multiple factors contribute to the burden felt by caregivers of people living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. These factors include the direct impact of providing care upon the caregivers' lives, guilt, and frustration or embarrassment.Dementia: Caregivers May Benefit from Tailored Interventions - Read more

Toolkit to Help People with Dementia Goes Online

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Photo: Old man listening to a woman [12/07/2013] DemTalk, an award-winning toolkit designed by Newcastle University experts to help those coping with dementia, has gone online.Toolkit to Help People with Dementia Goes Online - Read more

Dementia: Adult Day Services Provide Stress Relief to Family Caregivers

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Photo: Elderly woman with younger woman [27/05/2013] Family caregivers of older adults with dementia are less stressed and their moods are improved on days when dementia patients receive adult day services (ADS), according to Penn State researchers. Dementia: Adult Day Services Provide Stress Relief to Family Caregivers - Read more

Dementia: “The Actual Care Dependency Has systematically Been Underreported until now”

Every human has individual needs. This has not been fully realized in the German Long-Term Care Insurance (LTCI): patients with the onset of dementia do not receive the care they really need. Often relatives care from them at home. They are not supported by the LTCI, even though private home care saves the insurance a lot of money.Dementia: “The Actual Care Dependency Has systematically Been Underreported until now” - Read more

Impact of Caring for Adult Child with Disability

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[02/01/2013] A new study highlights economic and psycho-social challenges faced by parents of adult children with disabilities, compared with parents of children without disabilities.Impact of Caring for Adult Child with Disability - Read more

Successful Rehab Due to Family and Friends

The right clinic, the perfect therapist – the success of treatment of rehabilitation depends on many factors. Up to now closely related people from the direct environment of the patients were seldom included actively in the rehabilitation process. A study urges to change this in future.Successful Rehab Due to Family and Friends - Read more

Engaging Parents Leads to Better Treatments for Children With ADHD

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[28/11/2012] Pediatricians and researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) have developed a first-of-its kind tool to help parents and health care providers better treat ADHD (attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder). Engaging Parents Leads to Better Treatments for Children With ADHD - Read more

Link Found Between Child Prodigies and Autism

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[19/11/2012] A new study of eight child prodigies suggests a possible link between these children's special skills and autism.Link Found Between Child Prodigies and Autism - Read more

Palliative Care Experts Call for Better Home Care

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Photo: Old woman with nurse; linked to [12/11/2012] Improved home care resources for people, who would prefer to die at home, are key to providing better end of life care and reducing the strain of the United Kingdom's ageing population on the National Health Service (NHS). Palliative Care Experts Call for Better Home Care - Read more

Stroke Caregivers Are at Risk for Depression

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[24/10/2012] Caregivers of stroke survivors are at risk for developing depression and complications from chronic stress, according to a study by researchers at the Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON)Stroke Caregivers Are at Risk for Depression - Read more

High-tech Tools to Study Autism

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[28/09/2012] Researchers in Georgia Tech's Center for Behavior Imaging have developed two new technological tools that automatically measure relevant behaviors of children, and promise to have significant impact on the understanding of behavioral disorders such as autism.High-tech Tools to Study Autism - Read more

Nurses Examine Caregiver Grief

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[26/09/2012] Family members who care for terminally ill patients at home can be helped by nurses throughout the course of the illness and particularly after the patient's death, according to Penn State nursing researchers.Nurses Examine Caregiver Grief - Read more

March 2012: Conflicts in Care

Whether forcible encroachments or illegal employment of nursing staff – there are more problems in geriatric care than most people suppose. Many conflicts originate from ignorance, excessive demand or financial difficulties. Our Topic of the Month March shows you how to solve „Conflicts in Care“.March 2012: Conflicts in Care - Read more

Violence in Care: "It Starts with a Mean Word and Ends with Murdering“

Senior citizens in need of care become more and more often victims of violent encroachments. Potential culprits are informal caregivers or the nursing staff. What affected people should do and how such situations can be avoided – the experts of a Germany-wide emergency call advice centre in Bonn know it.Violence in Care: "It Starts with a Mean Word and Ends with Murdering“ - Read more

Better Communication Needed between Caregivers and their Relatives with Dementia

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[05/08/2011] Caregivers and their relatives who suffer from mild to moderate dementia often have different perceptions regarding the amount and quality of care given and received.Better Communication Needed between Caregivers and their Relatives with Dementia - Read more

Home Help for Senior Citizens: Legal Employment Must Become Easier

In Germany there often are home helpers from abroad who are occupied illegally. Especially at older people’s homes who need support in everyday life. The reason: Opportunities of legal employment are often unknown, too expensive or juridically shaky. This must change as affected people and experts underline.Home Help for Senior Citizens: Legal Employment Must Become Easier - Read more

Alzheimer's: Decreased Ability to Experience Emotions

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[01/09/2010] A new study found that patients with Alzheimer's may have a decreased ability to experience emotions; that is, they do not feel emotions as deeply as their healthy peers. This finding in a small group of patients may be useful for doctors assessing whether Alzheimer's patients are clinically depressed.Alzheimer's: Decreased Ability to Experience Emotions - Read more

Elder Care Puts Strain on Adult Parent-Child Relationship

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[11/08/2010] Relationships between elder and younger members of a family can be strained and positive and negative in nature, even when affection is shared. A new finds that long-term caretaking duties puts further strain on adult parent-child relationships.Elder Care Puts Strain on Adult Parent-Child Relationship - Read more

Dementia: Family Caregiving Increases Risk for Spouses

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[28/06/2010] Husbands or wives who care for spouses with dementia are six times more likely to develop the memory-impairing condition than those whose spouses don't have it, according to results of a 12-year study.Dementia: Family Caregiving Increases Risk for Spouses - Read more

Family Caregiving Is Stress Filled and Isolating

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[02/06/2010] Family members who provide care to relatives with dementia, but do not have formal training, frequently experience overwhelming stress that sometimes leads to breakdowns or depression.Family Caregiving Is Stress Filled and Isolating - Read more

Spouses who Care for Partners with Dementia at Risk of Same Fate

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[31/05/2010] Husbands or wives who care for spouses with dementia are six times more likely to develop the memory-impairing condition than those whose spouses don't have it, according to a study.Spouses who Care for Partners with Dementia at Risk of Same Fate - Read more

Majority without Advance Medical Directives

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[24/02/2010] Approximately 66 percent of respondents to a Maryland telephone survey do not have advance medical directives, according to a new report.Majority without Advance Medical Directives - Read more

Most Support Alzheimer’s Research Based on Family Consent

[19/01/2009] By the time they have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, many patients’ decision-making ability is so impaired that they cannot give informed consent to participate in research studies.Most Support Alzheimer’s Research Based on Family Consent - Read more

Research Finds America's Elderly Suffering Abuse

[29/08/2008] A new study concludes that nearly 13 percent of America's aged citizens suffer some form of abuse. Specifically, nine percent of adults reported they have suffered from verbal mistreatment and 0.2 percent suffer physical mistreatment. Research Finds America's Elderly Suffering Abuse - Read more

New Nursing Care Model Puts Patients, Family in Centre of Care

[09/07/2008] Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood has introduced a new nursing care model that takes a unique approach in caring for patients and their families.New Nursing Care Model Puts Patients, Family in Centre of Care - Read more

Don't Let Your Spouse Become Your Caregiver

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[18/04/2005] According to a recent study, older adults providing home care to their spouses may be more inclined to act in ways that could harm the impaired partner.Don't Let Your Spouse Become Your Caregiver - Read more

Carers at Breaking Point Abandon Man in Hospital

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[15/11/2004] An 82-year old man was left at a hospital by a family who could not cope with caring for him any longer. Mencap comments on that case.Carers at Breaking Point Abandon Man in Hospital - Read more

 
 
 
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