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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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