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BACKGROUND Caring for a family member with dementia is extremely stressful, contributes to psychiatric and physical illness among caregivers, and increases the risk for caregiver death. Finding better ways to support family caregivers is a major public health challenge. OBJECTIVE To test the effects of a structured multicomponent intervention on quality(More)
PURPOSE We assess the effects of racial or ethnic concordance between caregivers and interventionists on caregiver attrition, change in depression, and change in burden in a multisite randomized clinical trial. DESIGN AND METHODS Family caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease were randomized to intervention or control groups at six sites from 1996(More)
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