The Savvy Caregiver program: the demonstrated effectiveness of a transportable dementia caregiver psychoeducation program.

@article{Hepburn2007TheSC,
  title={The Savvy Caregiver program: the demonstrated effectiveness of a transportable dementia caregiver psychoeducation program.},
  author={Kenneth W. Hepburn and Marsha L. Lewis and Jane B. Tornatore and Carey Wexler Sherman and Karin Lindstrom Bremer},
  journal={Journal of gerontological nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={
          30-6
        }
}
This article is about the trial of a transportable psychoeducation program for family caregivers of older adults with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias that was based on a program developed and previously tested in an academic setting. Family caregivers were recruited by agencies in three states and invited to participate in a randomized trial of this six-session program. Questionnaires were administered prior to randomization and again 5 to 6 months later to assess program effect. A… CONTINUE READING

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