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Caregiver Action Network Company Profile

08:12 EST 13th December 2018 | BioPortfolio

The Caregiver Action Network is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. CAN serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from the parents of children with special needs, to the families and friends of wounded soldiers; from a young couple dealing with a diagnosis of MS, to adult children caring for parents with Alzheimer’s disease. CAN (formerly the National Family Caregivers Association) is a non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across the country free of charge. Visit www.caregiveraction.org for more information.


News Articles [542 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Ellevate Network’s Inaugural Mobilizing The Power of Women Summit United Changemakers, Calls For Action To Achieve Gender Equality, Setting Stage for 2018

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 13, 2017 Ellevate Network, the leading network for professional women, brought together some of the mos...

What It's Like To Be A Millennial Caregiver

A 20-something man shares his experience caring for a parent with a rare condition. Here's what he says it is like to be a millennial caregiver.

Shift to intensive caregiving tied to health declines

(Reuters Health) - Becoming a caregiver for a spouse can be emotionally and physically depleting, and may lead to health declines in the caregiver, according to study from China.

HF Patient Outcomes Improve as Caregiver Strain Rises

If the caregiver reported higher burden, the patient actually had fewer events over time, says a researcher; that suggests a 'potential trade-off' in outcomes for patients and their home caregivers. ...

Patient and caregiver satisfaction in geriatric oncology

Dr Supriya Mohile speaks to ecancer at the International Society of Geriatric Oncology 2018 conference in Amsterdam about improving caregiver satisfaction through better communication using geriatric ...

ACAAI: Hospital Stay, Caregiver Knowledge of Asthma Linked

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- For children hospitalized with asthma exacerbations, caregiver knowledge predicts length of stay, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College ...

Patient/Caregiver Opening Address Announced for NORD Rare Summit

One of the unique aspects of the 2018 NORD Rare Diseases & Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit is its theme, “A New Era of Patient-Focused Innovation,” which we will be examining fro...

Geisinger and Merck unveil Medtrue and Family Caregiver apps

Drugs and Medications [3 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

Colgate [Colgate-Palmolive Canada]

Colgate Fluoride Toothpaste

Cuvposa [Shionogi Pharma, Inc.]

These highlights do not include all the information needed to use CUVPOSA safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for CUVPOSA. CUVPOSA (glycopyrrolate) oral solutionInitial U.S. Appro...

Aricept [Cardinal Health]

ARICEPT (Donepezil Hydrochloride) Tablets ARICEPT ODT (Donepezil Hydrochloride) Orally Disintegrating Tablets

PubMed Articles [1967 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Would dogs copy irrelevant actions from their human caregiver?

Companion dogs learn easily from humans, including human behavior, human communication, and some aspects of the human-made environment. They benefit from having the opportunity to learn from humans an...

Relationships between supportive care needs and perceived burden in breast cancer survivor-caregiver dyads.

While burden in cancer caregivers is high and associated with poor outcomes, little is known about significance of specific supportive care needs' domains in determining survivors' or caregivers' perc...

Reappraising the Efficacy and Acceptability of Multicomponent Interventions for Caregiver Depression in Dementia: The Utility of Network Meta-Analysis.

Previous meta-analyses have demonstrated the efficacy of interventions for caregiver depression in dementia. However, they generally lumped the interventions together without accounting for the multic...

Care-related quality of life in caregivers of children with drug-resistant epilepsy.

Epilepsy in children negatively impacts on caregiver quality of life (QOL). The study aimed to evaluate the relationships between patient factors [demographics, clinical factors, health-related qualit...

Selective modulation of brain network dynamics by seizure therapy in treatment-resistant depression.

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is highly effective for treatment-resistant depression, yet its mechanism of action is still unclear. Understanding the mechanism of action of ECT can advance the optim...

Clinical Trials [2291 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Caregiver Burden Within the Ambulatory Extended Recovery (AXR) Patient Population

The purpose of this study is to understand the level of caregiver burden related to caring for a patient who goes home within the first 24 hours following surgery. As the caregiver they ar...

Predictors of Caregiver Adaptation to Pervasive Developmental Disorders

This study will explore predictors of how caregivers might adapt to children diagnosed with a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), including autism, Asperger s syndrome, childhood dis...

Evaluation of the Organization of Continuity of Care for Home Hospice Patients by Four Parisian Health Networks

In Paris, France, home hospice care for terminally ill patients is organized by four "palliative care networks". These networks are responsible for information sharing and coordination of ...

Caregiver Burden and Distress in Hematopoeitic Stem Cell Transplant

The purpose of this study is to examine the impact that serving as a caregiver for a patient undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant has on the caregiver. This will include looking a...

Socially Isolated Older Adults Living With Dementia

The lack of efficacious research-based interventions for sexual and gender minority (SGM) older adults living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, combined with the heightened ris...

Companies [1023 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Caregiver Action Network

The Caregiver Action Network is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for ...

Altarum Institute and Caregiver Action Network

Corporate Action Network

Corporate Action Network was founded to address the imbalance of power between corporations and people. Using the new tools of the Action Network and a networked approach, Corpora...

Caregiver Media Group

Caregiver Media Group is the leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers. Founded in 1995, the company produces Today’s Careg...

The CareGiver Partnership

The CareGiver Partnership is a national direct to consumer retailer and resource providing support, convenience, and old-fashioned customer service to those caring for a loved one, and offers more tha...

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We have published hundreds of Caregiver Action Network news stories on BioPortfolio along with dozens of Caregiver Action Network Clinical Trials and PubMed Articles about Caregiver Action Network for you to read. In addition to the medical data, news and clinical trials, BioPortfolio also has a large collection of Caregiver Action Network Companies in our database. You can also find out about relevant Caregiver Action Network Drugs and Medications on this site too.

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