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Caregivers who contribute to health care of their patients are significantly more likely to experience emotional difficulty, physical difficulty, and financial difficulty, than caregivers who do not contribute. This study aimed to examine the effects of free time on health-related quality of life among elderly caregivers of dementia patients. In the intervention group, caregivers set... More
A significant public health concern with regards to increasing rates of Alzheimer’s is that it disproportionately affects minority groups in the United States. The present ecological exploratory study uses secondary aggregate data from the fifty United States in the year of 2019. The purpose of this study was to address the disparities in Alzheimer’s... More
Background: Caregivers of dementia patients have significantly higher levels of serum IL-6 and CRP compared to non-caregivers, and the accumulation of everyday stressors reportedly promotes the induction of inflammatory markers. However, few studies have identified factors that affect catecholamine levels in caregivers who experience a combination of physical and mental stress from caregiving. Purpose: This... More