Health

Family caregiving may not harm health of caregivers after all

For decades, family caregiving has been thought to create a type of chronic stress that may lead to significant health risks or even death, alarming potential caregivers and presenting a guilt-ridden obstacle for those needing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Care for the caregiver in the age of coronavirus

While staying at home to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 can be challenging, doing so as someone who's providing in-home care for vulnerable adults comes with added complications.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Caring for seniors during COVID-19 pandemic

Older adults are at elevated risk for complications from COVID-19 and are dying at a higher rate than younger patients. In light of these concerns, Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine scientist ...

Oncology & Cancer

The importance of family caregivers on a cancer journey

A University of Hawai'i Cancer Center study found the presence of a family caregiver created positive perceptions of care coordination from cancer patients. Care coordination is the organization and management of a patient's ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Experts map future of family caregiving research

A new supplemental issue of the journal The Gerontologist from The Gerontological Society of America shares 10 research priorities to better support the needs of family caregivers.

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