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Mental Health Of Family Caregivers

Family Caregiving: Introduction

Family caregivers play a critical role in our health and long term care system by providing a significant proportion of the care for both the chronically ill and aging. Let's look at what Family Caregiving is.

Facing The Challenges Of Being A Family Caregiver

Caregiving can be a very rewarding and bonding experience but it can also be very stressful. The stress gets worse if the caregiver has other important and pressing responsibilities, such as a job, children to care for, a busy social life, or some...

Women And Caregiving: Facts And Figures

Many studies have looked at the role of women and family caregiving. Although not all have addressed gender issues and caregiving specifically, the results are still generalizable to women because they are the majority of informal care providers i...

Caregiver Stress & Burnout

Caring for a loved one can be very rewarding, but it also involves many stressors: changes in the family dynamic, household disruption, financial pressure, and the added workload. So is it any wonder that caregivers are some of the people most pro...

Caring For The Caregivers

Caring for someone with a disability, chronic illness, or injury can be very emotionally, physically, and financially difficult. Caregivers are at increased risk of experiencing depression and those caring for people with dementia are at even grea...

Caregiver Coping Strategies

You are the primary caregiver and you are having a bad day. Nothing seems to be going right. There have been other bad days and you know there will be more on the way. How do you cope with this situation when there seems to be no end in sight? The...

Social Support As A Mediator Of Depression In Caregivers

A Study was conducted to examine the role of social support as a mediating factor between caregiver demands and caregiver depression. This descriptive, cross-sectional study analyzed findings from questionnaires completed by caregivers of patients...

Finding Satisfaction In Caregiving

Finding joy or satisfaction during a time of frustration, weariness, or grief, may seem out of place, however one will find that the ability to laugh has not disappeared and those moments of joy may appear unexpectedly to revitalize a weary caregi...

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Mental Health Of Family Caregivers

Barnali Deb KanungoeBarnali Deb Kanungoe