Caregiver perspectives on transitions to assisted living and memory care.

@article{Kelsey2010CaregiverPO,
  title={Caregiver perspectives on transitions to assisted living and memory care.},
  author={Susan G Kelsey and Sarah B. Laditka and James N. Laditka},
  journal={American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={255-64}
}
This study describes family caregivers' experiences moving relatives with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders (ADRD) from their homes to assisted living facilities (ALFs) and subsequently to memory care units (MCUs). We also examined how these experiences differed between caregiver dyad types, such as adult children caring for parents. In-depth interviews with 15 caregivers were transcribed verbatim. Grounded theory identified themes. Constant comparative analysis compared experiences of… CONTINUE READING

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