Handbook on Dementia Caregiving: Evidence-Based Interventions for Family Caregivers
Springer Publishing Company, 9 feb 2000 - 330 pagine
This collection provides a comprehensive analysis of intervention approaches to dementia caregiving. It reviews the existing knowledge and provides a conceptual framework for organizing caregiver interventions of all types. Of special interest is the design of an intervention study for a culturally diverse community. The volume concludes with a discussion of how to translate intervention research into public policy, with an assessment of the future of caregiving and caregiving intervention research.
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( 1997 ) recommend a personal approach to doing community outreach with
Hispanic caregivers , in order to increase their familiarity with dementia services
and staff . This increases the likelihood that they will use needed services before
This is significant given that the number of adults in this age group is expected to
increase to 19 million by 2050 ( Klein , 1997 ) . Currently , about 4 million
Americans suffer from AD and by the year 2040 this number is expected to
increase to 9 ...
For example , the numbers of married couples with no children is expected to
increase to 7 million by the year 2010 and the average family size is expected to
decline by approximately 10 percent ( U.S. Bureau of the Census , 1997 ) . By the
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Richard Schulz, PhD
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