Does Adult Day Service Use Improve Well-Being of Black Caregivers of People Living With Dementia?

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The United States Should Recognize and Support Caregiving Youth

Emma Armstrong-Carter, Catherine Johnson, Julia Belkowitz, Connie Siskowski, Elizabeth Olson, Social Policy Report, First published: 12 July 2021 Vol.34, Issue 2, p. 1-24 Over 5.4 million U.S. children and adolescents…

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A University-Wide Survey of Caregiving Students in the US: Individual Differences and Associations with Emotional and Academic Adjustment

The United States does not track or support students in higher education who are caregivers. This study presents results from one of the first university-wide surveys of caregiving undergraduate and…

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Cost-effectiveness of an in-home respite care program to support informal caregivers of persons with dementia: A model-based analysis

A previous comparative analysis of a respite intervention, in which caregivers were given a break from caregiving for at least five days while a trained professional cared for the person…

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Research Recommendations included in the RAISE Family Caregiving and the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (SGRG) Advisory Councils’ Reports to Congress

The RAISE Act Family Caregiving Advisory Council recently released its recommendations in an initial report to Congress. The report includes family caregiving policy opportunities, diverse family caregiving stories from across the…

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Caregiver Respite: An Essential Component of Home-and Community-Based Long-Term Care

During the pandemic, flexibilities in formal respite services and creative informal strategies emerged to ensure meaningful breaks for family caregivers. In this letter, Dr. Utz, who is a member of…

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Taking a Break: Daily Respite Effects of Adult Day Services as Objective and Subjective Time Away From Caregiving

This study investigated how objective and subjective breaks from caregiving were associated with caregivers’ daily emotional health. Caregivers reported an average of 7.12 respite hours on Adult Days Services (ADS)…

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Daily sleep, well-being, and adult day services use among dementia care dyads

The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of Adult Day Services (ADS) use on sleep quality for people with dementia and their caregivers. The authors found that…

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Community-Based Long-Term Services and Supports: Are the Needs of Older Adults and Their Caregivers Being Met?

The goal of this study was to assess the adverse consequences of unmet long-term services and supports (LTSS) needs, to identify if and how caregiving characteristics are associated with adverse consequences, and…

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Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Adult Day Services and the Families They Serve

To assess the impact of the pandemic on Adult Day Services (ADS), a twenty-item survey was used to examine services provided, staffing, finances, and plans to reopen. Twenty-two sites participating…

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Does Adult Day Service Use Improve Well-Being of Black Caregivers of People Living With Dementia?

This study examined the association between the use of ADS and depressive symptoms among Black dementia caregivers. The authors found that Black dementia caregivers who utilized ADS had lower depressive…

The United States Should Recognize and Support Caregiving Youth

Emma Armstrong-Carter, Catherine Johnson, Julia Belkowitz, Connie Siskowski, Elizabeth Olson, Social Policy Report, First published: 12 July 2021 Vol.34, Issue 2, p. 1-24 Over 5.4 million U.S. children and adolescents…

A University-Wide Survey of Caregiving Students in the US: Individual Differences and Associations with Emotional and Academic Adjustment

The United States does not track or support students in higher education who are caregivers. This study presents results from one of the first university-wide surveys of caregiving undergraduate and…

Cost-effectiveness of an in-home respite care program to support informal caregivers of persons with dementia: A model-based analysis

A previous comparative analysis of a respite intervention, in which caregivers were given a break from caregiving for at least five days while a trained professional cared for the person…

Research Recommendations included in the RAISE Family Caregiving and the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (SGRG) Advisory Councils’ Reports to Congress

The RAISE Act Family Caregiving Advisory Council recently released its recommendations in an initial report to Congress. The report includes family caregiving policy opportunities, diverse family caregiving stories from across the…

Caregiver Respite: An Essential Component of Home-and Community-Based Long-Term Care

During the pandemic, flexibilities in formal respite services and creative informal strategies emerged to ensure meaningful breaks for family caregivers. In this letter, Dr. Utz, who is a member of…

Taking a Break: Daily Respite Effects of Adult Day Services as Objective and Subjective Time Away From Caregiving

This study investigated how objective and subjective breaks from caregiving were associated with caregivers’ daily emotional health. Caregivers reported an average of 7.12 respite hours on Adult Days Services (ADS)…

Daily sleep, well-being, and adult day services use among dementia care dyads

The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of Adult Day Services (ADS) use on sleep quality for people with dementia and their caregivers. The authors found that…

Community-Based Long-Term Services and Supports: Are the Needs of Older Adults and Their Caregivers Being Met?

The goal of this study was to assess the adverse consequences of unmet long-term services and supports (LTSS) needs, to identify if and how caregiving characteristics are associated with adverse consequences, and…

Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Adult Day Services and the Families They Serve

To assess the impact of the pandemic on Adult Day Services (ADS), a twenty-item survey was used to examine services provided, staffing, finances, and plans to reopen. Twenty-two sites participating…

Does Adult Day Service Use Improve Well-Being of Black Caregivers of People Living With Dementia?

This study examined the association between the use of ADS and depressive symptoms among Black dementia caregivers. The authors found that Black dementia caregivers who utilized ADS had lower depressive…