Informal Caregiving for Older Americans: An Analysis of the 2011 National Study of Caregiving. The following acronyms are mentioned in this report.


ACL          HHS Administration for Community Living
AD8          Alzheimer's Disease 8-Question Interview Tool
ADL          Activity of Daily Living
ASPE        HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
GAD2       Glutamate Decarboxylase 2 Gene
HHS          U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
IADL         Instrumental Activity of Daily Living
ICS            Informal Caregiving Supplement
IOM          Institute of Medicine
NHATS     National Health and Aging Trends Study
NLTCS      National Long-Term Care Survey
NSOC        National Survey of Caregiving
PHQ           Patient Health Questionnaire


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