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Friday, August 29, 2014

Family Caregivers Providing Complex Chronic Care to People with Cognitive and Behavioral Health Conditions

From the AARP Public Policy Institute, Insight on the Issues series, this paper reports on results from a national survey showing that caregivers of family members with challenging behaviors were more likely to perform more than one medical/nursing task, such as managing medications, and often do so with resistance from the person they are trying to help.

This analysis offers recommendations for assisting family caregivers who play this dual role.

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