Are all caregivers created equal? Stress in caregivers to adults with and without dementia.

@article{Bertrand2006AreAC,
  title={Are all caregivers created equal? Stress in caregivers to adults with and without dementia.},
  author={Rosanna M Bertrand and Lisa Fredman and Jane S Saczynski},
  journal={Journal of aging and health},
  year={2006},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={534-51}
}
OBJECTIVE Caregiving for older adults is stressful; however, by treating caregivers as a homogenous group, it is possible that stress-related factors are misrepresented for some. This study of 349 elderly caregivers explored mediators of the caregiving / stress relationship for caregivers to adults with (n = 106), and without (n = 243) dementia. METHODS The sample was from the Caregiver Study of Osteoporotic Fractures (CG-SOF), ancillary to SOF, a four-site cohort of 9,704 women. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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