Caregiver Stress, Older Adulthood

  • Nancy R. Hooyman


This entry addresses strategies to prevent stress among caregivers who are providing long-term care to older relatives. Because stress can negatively affect health, income, and general well-being, developing and testing prevention strategies is important for both older adults and caregivers. The entry assesses the effectiveness of three types of preventive strategies: (1) services, (2) education, individual counseling, and support groups, and (3) a multimodel that seeks change at both the individual and policy/organizational levels.


Child Care Family Caregiver Family Care Nursing Home Placement Subjective Burden 
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