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Formative Research on Needs and Supports for Family Members Caring for a Person with Cognitive Impairment

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May 02, 2018
Enhancing Support for Family Caregivers of Individuals with Cognitive Impairments

Family members caring for individuals with cognitive impairments face significant emotional, physical, and financial burdens, necessitating robust support structures and comprehensive services. Challenges associated with caring for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias are detailed, alongside critical gaps in existing support frameworks. The paper emphasizes the importance of tailored services, educational initiatives, and technology integration to alleviate caregiver stress and enhance care quality. It calls for a collaborative approach involving healthcare providers, policymakers, and community organizations to better equip caregivers and address the increasing demands of an aging population.

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