Latest Steven Zarit Stories

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
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.