As the nation ages and more individuals live longer with chronic illness and disabilities, the need for long-term services and supports (LTSS) will rise. Roughly 9.8 million Americans ages 65 and older living in settings other than nursing homes need care and help with personal activities, with 2.7 million requiring assistance with at least three
ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT CAREGIVERS: FINAL REPORT Stipica Mudrazija and Richard W. Johnson Urban Institute January 2020 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (68 PDF pages)
September 2018 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (7 PDF pages) ABSTRACT This brief describes findings from the ASPE chartbook "Older Adults with Dementia and Their Caregivers: Key Indicators from the National Health and Aging Trends Study".
This brief describes findings from the ASPE chartbook "Older Adults with Dementia and Their Caregivers: Key Indicators from the National Health and Aging Trends Study".
Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Dementia and Their Caregivers: Key Indicators from the National Health and Aging Trends Study
Winnie Chi, PhD, Emily Graf, BA, Landon Hughes, BA, Jean Hastie, MPH, Galina Khatutsky, MS, Sari B. Shuman, MPH, MSW, E. Andrew Jessup, and Sarita Karon, PhD RTI International Helen Lamont, PhD U.S. Department of Health and Human Services January 2019 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (54 PDF pages)
Dear Friends, My husband and I send greetings to all of you gathered this morning to discuss the challenges facing family caregivers. We share in your concern for the health and welfare of those who are dedicating their lives to care for loved ones who cannot care for themselves.
Family and informal caregivers are the backbone of our nation's long-term care system -- coordinating and providing care for millions of Americans. Caregivers provide assistance to family members and friends who experience limitations in activities of daily living (ADLs), such as bathing, dressing, eating, and toileting. They also provide assistan
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Caregiver Burden and Institutionalization, Hospital Use, and Stability of Care Baila Miller and Stephanie McFall University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Associated Health Professions November 1989 PDF Version (89 PDF pages)
ASPE Research Notes
INFORMATION FOR DECISION MAKERS
|FOCUS ON: Long-Term Care Insurance||Issued August 1995|
Eldercare: The Impact of Family Caregivers' Employment on Formal and Informal Helper Hours
PDF Version: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/1995/rn14.pdf (6 PDF pages)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Page 34074 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 112 / Friday, June 10, 2011 / Notices ======================================================================= DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation; Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and
Accelerating Adoption of Assistive Technology to Reduce Physical Strain among Family Caregivers of the Chronically Disabled Elderly Living at Home
This report examines and assesses the often overlooked potential of assistive technology (AT) to benefit unpaid family caregivers who assist chronically disabled elders living at home. Although research has identified benefits, only a handful of publicly-funded family caregiver support programs give much attention to enabling caregivers’ access
HHS Press Release anouncing the names and biographies of the non-federal members of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services for the National Alzheimer's Project Act. [1 PDF page]
Names and biographies of the non-federal members of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services for the National Alzheimer's Project Act. [3 PDF pages]
This report focuses on findings for the cost analyses that use the 1994 National Long-Term Care Survey as a baseline and 1995-1998 costs as outcomes. Additional findings, using other years, or usage rather than cost outcomes, were generally consistent with these basic findings. Only for 1995 did the authors find that total Medicare costs were lowe
This study assessed a variety of longitudinal models to examine the effect of different types of caregiver burden on outcomes important to policymakers: nursing home admissions, hospital use, and stability of the family and formal care networks. Analyses were carried out on the 1982 National Long-Term Care Survey (NLTCS) and the 1984 NLTCS Longitu