Caregiver Support

Caregiver Support Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Nearly 65 million Americans care for an aging, seriously ill or disabled family member or friend. Caregivers, who tend to be women, are often overwhelmed by managing the daily needs of patients with dementia, which takes a toll on their emotional and physical health. 

The featured innovations describe three programs that use group and/or individual sessions to provide education, coaching and/or support to patients with dementia and their caregivers.

The featured QualityTools provide resources for health care professionals to address the many challenges that caregivers face.

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