News tagged with caregivers

Stepfamilies add to caregiver burden

Caregiving is always tough, but it's that much tougher when caregivers have to rely on family ties that are ambiguous, strained or virtually nonexistent, suggests a University of Michigan study.

Sep 24, 2013
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Nearby daughter most likely to be mom's caregiver

Among adult siblings, who is the most likely to become the caregiver when their mother experiences health problems? The daughter who lives closest, reports Cornell's Karl Pillemer, who has co-authored the first longitudinal ...

Aug 08, 2013
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Take your child's word for it on asthma, study finds

Children's perceptions of living with asthma may differ significantly from their caregivers' perceptions, which means both should be interviewed when they visit the doctor's office, a new study from UT Kids San Antonio and ...

Aug 02, 2013
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