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Stress Relief For Dementia Caregivers Who Use Adult Day Services
2013-05-24 05:01:57

When adult day services (ADS) are provided to older dementia patients, the relatives that typically care for those individuals are less stressed and generally in better moods.

2011-08-01 16:06:00

Caregivers and their relatives who suffer from mild to moderate dementia often have different perceptions regarding the amount and quality of care given and received.

2011-07-18 15:06:19

Adult day care services significantly reduce the stress levels of family caregivers of older adults with dementia.

2008-08-20 09:01:29

By John Leland Mildred and John Fischer thought their retirement years would be a time for traveling and visiting their grandchildren. Then last September, just as John Fischer was retiring from the post office, Mildred Fischer's mother, who has Alzheimer's disease, came to live with them.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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