Counseling, Individual and Group

STAR-C: Managing Difficult Behaviors

STAR-C: Managing Difficult Behaviors: A Standardized Intervention to Help Family Caregivers

STAR-Caregivers (STAR-C) is a standardized intervention to help family caregivers identify, reduce, and manage difficult behavioral symptoms of their relative with Alzheimer's disease.

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University of Washington

New York University Caregivers Program

New York University Caregivers Program

The New York University Caregivers Program started in 1987 and has gone through various phases. Since its inception, the program has focused on diminishing the negative impacts and increases the positive supportive elements of family caregiving. New York University - Langone Medical Center is committed to making world-class contributions that place service to human health at the center of an academic culture devoted to excellence in research, patient care, and education.

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Coping with Caregiving. REACH I

REACH I is a research project which explores the effectiveness of different interventions to reduce burden and distress of family caregivers. It includes a train-the trainer education program which focuses exclusively on self-care for dementia family caregivers.

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Stanford University School of Medicine Older Adult and Family Center

Caregiver Health Education Program

The Caregiver Health Education Program trains professionals and informal caregivers to lead educational and support groups for families and friends of frail older persons with chronic disabilities. There are several versions of the program including a dementia specific version and a version to be delivered by teleconference.

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Institute of Gerontology, University at Albany, State University of New York.

Cuidando con Respeto

Cuidando con Respeto is a culturally appropriate psychoeducational Spanish language training program for Latino family caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease

Organization:

University of Texas Health Science Center

Effect on Depression in Spouse Caregivers of AD Patients

A comprehensive support program: Effect on depression in spouse caregivers of AD patients

Citation Mittelman, M.S., Ferris, S.H., Shulman, E., Steinberg. G., Ambinder, A., Mackell, J.A.,& Cohen, J. (1995). A comprehensive support program: Effect on depression in spouse caregivers of AD patients. The Gerontological Society of America, 35, 792-802.

Design Experiment (gender and severity of patient's dementia were covariates).

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