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The nutrition-related needs of family caregivers

Models depicting the strain and burden that caregivers experience are well known. But none of the models include nutrition, despite its importance to health. About 20 percent of caregivers report changes of appetite and weight. In this article, the author explores nutritional status and its relationship to the experience of caregivers—and their care recipients.

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Type of Reference
Jour
ISBN/ISSN
0738 7806
Resource Database
Social care online
Publication Year
2004
Issue Number
3
Volume Number
28
Start Page
61-64