Dementia (London) 2021 Aug 31;20(6):2188-2204. Epub 2021 Jan 31.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 8789University of California Davis, USA; Department of Psychiatry, 1259University of Michigan, USA.
Background: Caring for a person living with dementia can take a physical and emotional toll, but understudied is the process by which family caregivers actually provide care. Caregiver management styles may vary and affect care decision-making, experiences, receptivity to and participation in interventions, and outcomes for the caregiver and person living with dementia.
Methods: Participants included 100 primary family caregivers for persons with dementia who were on average 64 years old and had been providing care for 55 months, 74% women, and 18% nonwhite. Read More