TITLE

Class provides insight into caregiving pros, cons

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Oct2008, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p113
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a class for caregivers was established at the University of Minnesota, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to respond to the common practice of caring for the ill family members. It mentions that the class is taught at the Patient Learning Center one family at a time. It is deemed very vital for those who want to give care to family members who suffers from end-stage illnesses such as cancer, pulmonary disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
ACCESSION #
34611718

 

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