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Personal network turnover, a combination of lost and added network contacts, is suggested to affect health as well as moderate access to social support and resources. This paper tests whether the caregiving process is associated with network turnover in later life and whether the process is different for men and women.
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Name: The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences
Satisfaction with life is recognized to be a factor in alleviating burden in stressful caregiving duties. However, the mechanism underlying this relationship is indistinct. Positive aspects of caregiv...
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,...
This study examines different combinations of informal and formal care use of older adults and investigates whether these combinations differ in terms of need for care (physical and psychological frai...
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 difference...
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...
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...
Comorbid depression and multiple medical conditions in older adults are a serious public health problem. As an important facilitator of health-related activities, families are already invo...
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...
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.
Older adults or aged individuals who are lacking in general strength and are unusually susceptible to disease or to other infirmity.
Nutritional physiology of adults aged 65 years of age and older.
Degenerative changes in the RETINA usually of older adults which results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the MACULA LUTEA) because of damage to the retina. It occurs in dry and wet forms.
A syndrome characterized by orofacial DYSTONIA; including BLEPHAROSPASM; forceful jaw opening; lip retraction; platysma muscle spasm; and tongue protrusion. It primarily affects older adults, with an incidence peak in the seventh decade of life. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p108)
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