Care participation and burden among informal caregivers of older adults with care needs and associations with dementia

@inproceedings{Vaingankar2016CarePA,
  title={Care participation and burden among informal caregivers of older adults with care needs and associations with dementia},
  author={Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar and Siow Ann Chong and Edimansyah Abdin and Louisa Picco and Anitha Jeyagurunathan and Yunjue Zhang and Rajeswari Sambasivam and Boon Yiang Chua and Li Ling Ng and M. Ugine Prince and Mythily Subramaniam},
  booktitle={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Few studies have estimated care burden in large, representative, multi-ethnic Asian population-based informal caregivers of older adults with care needs. This study describes informal caregivers' care participation for a population-based sample of older adults with care needs in Singapore, investigates differences by dementia status, and examines correlates of caregivers' burden. METHODS Data collected from 693 pairs of older adults, aged 60 to 100 years, having any care needs, and… CONTINUE READING

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