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Informal Caregivers Need Better Support

Change is urgently needed to better support our caregivers, say Drs. Jenny Ploeg and Maureen Markle-Reid in The Conversation Canada.

In this article, they highlight how their research shows that current health and social services do not address the complex needs of older adults or their family caregivers. They also say their research suggests that web-based interventions may help reduce depressive symptoms, anxiety and stress or distress for these caregivers.

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Published on: April 6, 2018

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