The effects of outpatient geriatric evaluation and management on caregiver burden.

This study investigated the effects of outpatient geriatric evaluation and management (GEM) on informal caregivers' sense of burden. We randomized 568 high-risk, community-dwelling older adults to receive either GEM or usual care for 6 months. At baseline and one year later, we assessed the burden experienced by their informal caregivers (N = 88). Compared… CONTINUE READING