Advertisement

Topics

PubMed Journals Articles About "Traveling With Dementia Tips Family Caregivers" RSS

21:29 EST 13th December 2017 | BioPortfolio

Traveling With Dementia Tips Family Caregivers PubMed articles on BioPortfolio. Our PubMed references draw on over 21 million records from the medical literature. Here you can see the latest Traveling With Dementia Tips Family Caregivers articles that have been published worldwide.

More Information about "Traveling With Dementia Tips Family Caregivers" on BioPortfolio

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

Showing "Traveling With Dementia Tips Family Caregivers" PubMed Articles 1–25 of 6,800+

Examining trust in health professionals among family caregivers of nursing home residents with advanced dementia.

In a context of increasing emphasis on shared decision-making and palliative care in dementia, research on family caregivers' trust in health professionals in advanced dementia is surprisingly scant. The aim of the present study was to assess trust in nursing home health professionals of family caregivers of nursing home residents with advanced dementia, and possible correlates, such as family caregivers' satisfaction, involvement in care, care burden and patients' symptom burden.


Resistiveness to Care as Experienced by Family Caregivers Providing Care for Someone With Dementia.

This research explored family caregivers' lived experiences of resistiveness to care when they provided care for people with dementia. The goal was to identify a general meaning of family caregivers' lived experiences to target potential areas for future nursing interventions to help family caregivers manage their caregiving role and provide a base for future research surrounding resistiveness to care.

The Tele.TAnDem Intervention: Telephone-based CBT for Family Caregivers of People With Dementia.

This study evaluated the effectiveness of a telephone-based cognitive-behavioral therapy for family caregivers of people with dementia in existing health care provision structures.


The experience of psychological distress in family caregivers of people with dementia: A cross-sectional study.

To evaluate the degree of psychological distress in family caregivers of people with dementia.

Family and Other Unpaid Caregivers and Older Adults with and without Dementia and Disability.

To estimate the number of caregivers providing assistance to community-dwelling older persons with and without dementia and with or without substantial disability; to describe the characteristics of caregivers and care recipients in these groups; to characterize the health-related tasks that caregivers provide; and to estimate associations between the numbers of tasks and caregiver burden.

Should Dementia Be Accepted as a Disability to Help Restore Hope during Cognitive Decline?

Dementia is a common condition that impacts the patient, the family, and society. Currently, a diagnosis of dementia evokes hopelessness in the afflicted, and society provides few resources or systematic support for caregivers or for demented patients. In this commentary, we discuss the origins of hopelessness in dementia, the World Health Organization's six-stage framework of dementia care, and barriers to "normalizing" the experience of dementia in order to provide beneficent and humane care for patients ...

Assessing Grief of Family Caregivers of People with Dementia: Validation of the Chinese Version of the Marwit-Meuser Caregiver Grief Inventory.

Grief in dementia caregiving is underexplored in research studies in the Chinese context, yet social workers often work with caregivers of people with dementia (PWD) and who experience grief. Having a valid assessment tool can help social workers better identify the grief of caregivers and facilitate caregivers' articulation of grief. This article describes a study aimed to validate the Marwit-Meuser Caregiver Grief Inventory-Short Form (C-MM-CGI-SF) among Hong Kong Chinese caregivers of PWD. One hundred an...

Interventions to support people with dementia and their caregivers during the transition from home care to nursing home care: A systematic review.

During the transition of people with dementia from home to nursing home family caregivers often feel burdened.

Vulnerability of caregivers of the elderly with dementia: a cross-sectional descriptive study.

to evaluate the sociodemographic and clinical profile of the caregivers and its relation with the overburden from the care of the elderly with dementia.

Dementia assessment services: What are the perceptions of older people?

To determine how older people with dementia and their family caregivers experience dementia assessment services and preferences for future configuration of diagnostic services.

Variance in caregiver burden predicted by patient behaviors versus neuropsychological profile.

Informal caregivers provide the majority of care to persons with dementia; efforts to support caregivers' well-being are increasingly important in the context of limited formal healthcare supports. Informal caregiving is commonly associated with caregiver burden and burden may depend upon patient characteristics including neuropsychological profile, dementia severity, and dementia etiology. This study investigated predictors of caregiver burden in a sample of 213 Memory Clinic patients diagnosed with dement...

The Effects of White Noise on Agitated Behaviors, Mental Status, and Activities of Daily Living in Older Adults With Dementia.

The aging of society is a global trend, and care of older adults with dementia is an urgent challenge. As dementia progresses, patients exhibit negative emotions, memory disorders, sleep disorders, and agitated behavior. Agitated behavior is one of the most difficult problems for family caregivers and healthcare providers to handle when caring for older adults with dementia.

Development and feasibility of Inlife: A pilot study of an online social support intervention for informal caregivers of people with dementia.

Informal caregivers of individuals with dementia have an increased risk to face social isolation due to progression of the disease. Online social media interventions might offer a new opportunity to increase access to social support and enhance positive interactions and openness in dementia care networks.

Factors Concerning Veterans With Dementia, Their Caregivers, and Coordination of Care: A Systematic Literature Review.

Military veterans diagnosed with dementia compose a large portion of our population. Often ignored are their caregivers and their plight as well as the availability, quality, and accessibility of health care for this demographic. The purpose of this systematic literature review is three fold: to identify opportunities available to increase public awareness on the subject; to identify areas of improvement in the level of care and quality of life for our nation's veterans; and to identify if adequate resource...

Perceptions of a psychoeducation program for caregivers of persons with dementia at end of life: a qualitative study.

Caregivers (CG) of persons with dementia have described positive and challenging experiences related to caring for a person with a neurological disease. This study explored perceived benefits and challenges of a unique psychoeducation program provided at end of life (EOL) jointly attended by current and bereaved CGs of persons with dementia, residing in a hospital Specialized Care Unit.

Care Transitions and Adult Day Services Moderate the Longitudinal Links between Stress Biomarkers and Family Caregivers' Functional Health.

Stress biomarkers have been linked to health and well-being. There are, however, few studies on how dysregulation in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and sympathetic nervous system actually affects functional health of family caregivers of persons with dementia. Further, it is not clear whether and how factors affecting caregiving stressor exposures such as care transitions and adult day services (ADS) use may affect such association.

Lower Visual Avoidance in Dementia Patients Is Associated with Greater Psychological Distress in Caregivers.

Caring for a spouse with dementia can lead to increased health problems in caregivers. The present study examined whether patient deficits in visual avoidance, a common form of emotion regulation, are related to greater psychological distress in caregivers. Participants were 43 Alzheimer disease (AD) patients, 43 behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) patients, and their spousal caregivers. Patient visual avoidance (e.g., gaze aversion) was measured using behavioral coding of head, body, and eye...

The Experiences of People with Dementia and Their Caregivers in Dementia Diagnosis.

People can live well with dementia if they are diagnosed early and receive early interventions and appropriate dementia management and care. However, dementia is currently under-detected and under-diagnosed. The diagnosis rate is around 50% only in higher-income countries and 5-10% only in low- and middle-income countries. Studies on consumers' experiences in engaging in dementia diagnosis in a socio-cultural context are much needed in order to generate research evidence to inform person-centered dementia c...

Hope for the Future But Fear the Risk of Stigma: Ethiopian Family Caregivers' Lived Experience of Caring for Their HIV Positive Child Two Years After Starting Antiretroviral Treatment.

Family caregivers are believed to be the primary source of support for HIV-affected children. There is limited evidence about practices of support for caregivers, to strengthen them and to enhance the welfare of HIV positive children, especially in African settings. Our aim was therefore to illuminate caregivers' lived experiences of caring for a child in Ethiopia 2 years after the child was enrolled in antiretroviral therapy. Qualitative interviews with 18 family caregivers of 18 children were performed an...

Former Work Life and People With Dementia.

Twelve persons with dementia were interviewed about their former work lives. Their motivation for choosing their past work was influenced by values of their contemporary culture. Those who had come to terms with their illness had positive feelings about their past contributions in their former paid work. However, they often felt that unpaid work was taken for granted and not fully recognized by family or society. Some wrestled with accepting their illness; they were grieving their losses, regardless of form...

Caregiver Perspectives About Using Antipsychotics and Other Medications for Symptoms of Dementia.

To avoid "chemical restraints," policies and guidelines have been implemented to curb the use of medications for behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD). Antipsychotics have been particularly targeted because of their rare severe side effects. Consequently, caregiver directed non-pharmacologic therapies have increased while medication use for BPSD has diminished. Despite such initiatives, however, antipsychotics continue to be prescribed "off-label" for roughly 20% of nursing home patients....

Underuse and Unawareness of Residential Respite Care Services in Dementia Caregiving: Constraining the Need for Relief.

This article describes an analysis of the use of residential respite care services and the factors that influence the use of such services among informal caregivers of people with dementia. The authors studied a sample of 223 caregivers participating in a community-based intervention project in northern Portugal. Participants provided information on their overall caregiving situation and on their use or willingness to use respite care services. Results showed that fewer than 6 percent of caregivers accessed...

The Support, Health, Activities, Resources, and Education program for early stage dementia: Results from a randomized controlled trial.

Purpose A randomized controlled trial was conducted to test the effectiveness of the Support, Health, Activities, Resources, and Education Program. This six-session psycho-educational program provides dyadic counseling for individuals in the early stages of dementia and their family caregivers. The goal is to prevent common problems in care that emerge during the course of dementia by (1) actively engaging the person with dementia in developing a balanced plan of future care with his/her caregiver, (2) incr...

Providing Dementia Consultations to Veterans Using Clinical Video Telehealth: Results from a Clinical Demonstration Project.

Veterans with dementia and their caregivers in remote areas may not have access to specialists to provide diagnosis, treatment, and education. The purpose of this clinical demonstration project was to examine the feasibility, acceptability, and impact of a video consultations clinic for veterans with dementia or memory complaints and their caregivers.

The 36 Hour Day, Revisited: Implementing a Caregiver Support System Into Primary Care Practice.

An estimated 5.3 million Americans had Alzheimer's disease in 2015. With the aging population and rapid rise in those with dementia, it is vital to not only care for the dementia patient, but also his or her primary caregiver. Caregivers often suffer from depression and neglect their own health in order to care for their loved one. In this regard, included is a review of the role of the primary care physician including the importance of discussing the diagnosis of dementia with the patient and family, provi...


Quick Search
Advertisement