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This study's aim was to investigate the influence of different caregiving types on cognitive functioning of caregivers aged 65 years and older longitudinally and to look at potential gender differences in this association.
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Name: Social science & medicine (1982)
Recent longitudinal studies have shown that informal caregiving increases depressive symptoms. However, little is known about the relation between informal caregiving and social ties as well as the ev...
The objective of the current study was to assess socioeconomic and demographic disparities in caregiving intensity among informal caregivers. Using a randomized, nationally representative sample of 1,...
The aim of this study was to identify whether informal caregiving time is associated with personality factors longitudinally.
This study explores the intersection of marriage and caregiving amongst older spousal caregivers in regional Australia. Specifically, we address the research question: 'How do expectations of informal...
Informal caregiving is linked to psychological stress. However, recent studies have suggested a protective association between informal caregiving and mortality among caregivers. We sought to test the...
An aging population means an increase of the oldest part of the population, resulting from a change in demographic behavior and an increasing lifespan. The social networks are changing and...
This is a 9-week pilot randomized controlled trial utilizing bibliotherapy compared with usual care to investigate the effect of bibliotherapy on caregiving appraisal of informal caregiver...
Age-related cognitive decline has a profound impact on the daily functioning of older adults, their families and healthcare systems. Despite its significant personal, societal and economic...
The purpose of this study is to examine the feasibility and acceptability of and patient adherence to a telephone-administered cognitive-behavioral therapy intervention for anxiety in olde...
The primary purpose of this study is to test whether coupling of a mobile health technology application (HABC 2.0) with the Aging Brain Care (ABC) Clinical Program improves (1) the behavio...
Evaluation of the level of physical, physiological, or mental functioning in the older population group.
Capacity that enables an individual to cope with and/or recover from the impact of a neural injury or a psychotic episode.
A neuropsychological test designed to assess different memory functions. It may incorporate an optional cognitive exam (Brief Cognitive Status Exam) that helps to assess memory related cognitive function.
Cognitive disorders including delirium, dementia, and other cognitive disorders. These may be the result of substance use, trauma, or other causes.
Community centers for older adults and providers of resources for the community. In addition to providing services and activities for older adults that reflect the community's diversity, they link participants with resources offered by other agencies.