Living WELL

Holicky, Richard
October 2005
PN;Oct2005, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p32
Trade Publication
The article focuses on issues related to caregivers in the U.S. There are approximately 25 million family caregivers in the country today, and together they provide about two thirds of all in-home care in this country. Loneliness and isolation are big concerns and often common problems among family caregivers. Some feel confined by all they must do and find they have had to give up many of their own activities and interests. Caregivers and researchers report that frequent social contacts and visits reduce stress.


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