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Adult day services for dementia patients provide stress relief to family caregivers

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

Family caregivers of older adults with dementia are less stressed and their moods are improved on days when dementia patients receive adult day services (ADS), according to Penn State researchers. "Caregivers who live with and care ...

The National Alliance On Mental Illness Applauds New Report On Caregiving

Health : Medical News Today

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) praises a new report, Caregiving in the U.S. 2009, which offers a revealing portrait of the nearly one-in-three American adults who serve as a family caregiver. The study is based on in...

One In Four Adults In The US Is A Family Caregiver

Health : Medical News Today

One in four American adults is caring for an elderly or sick family member as more people develop chronic diseases and the population as a whole becomes older, new research finds. The study was conducted by the Pew Research Center a...

Beyond the "Go Kit": Empowering Older Adults in Disasters

Health : Newswise Medical News

Drawing on the lessons of Superstorm Sandy, a new report from The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), "Resilient Communities: Empowering Older Adults in Disasters and Daily Life," presents an innovative set of recommendations to st...

Much-Needed Break To Family Caregivers Provided By Adult Day Care Services

Health : Medical News Today

Adult day care services significantly reduce the stress levels of family caregivers of older adults with dementia, according to a team of Penn State and Virginia Tech researchers. "Family members who care for dementia patients are s...


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