Caregiver Education and Training

Effects on Depressive Symptomatology of Caregivers of Cancer Patients

A randomized, controlled trial of patient/caregiver symptom control intervention. Effects on depressive symptomatology of caregivers of cancer patients.

Citation Kurtz, M. E., Kurtz, J. C., Given, C. W. &Given, B. (2005). A randomized, controlled trial of patient/caregiver symptom control intervention. Effects on depressive symptomatology of caregivers of cancer patients. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 30(2), 112-122.

Design Experiment.

A Psychoeducational Model for Hispanic Alzheimer's Disease Caregivers

A psychoeducational model for hispanic alzheimer's disease caregivers

Citation Morano, C. L., & Bravo, M. (2002). A psychoeducational model for hispanic alzheimer's disease caregivers. The Gerontologist, 42 (1), 122-126.

Design Qualitative research - no controls.

Purpose To examine the effectiveness of a psychoeducational program designed to address the needs of Hispanic caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease.

Caregiver College

Do you help to care for a family member or friend who is frail, disabled, has a chronic illness or cognitive impairment? Then it's back to school for you! Our popular Caregiver College for learning and sharing is offered in two ways: as a day-long program, or in a series of 4 classes on consecutive weeks. Class is open to anyone, is FREE, and includes valuable information and hands-on practice on transferring skills, incontinence care and toileting, bathing, hygiene, grooming and dressing, dental care, feeding and nutrition, dealing with behavioral issues, and caregiver self-care.

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