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Geldmacher, David S.

Development and Validation of the Family Quality of Life in Dementia Scale

Background and Objectives: People with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) exhibit losses in daily function, as well as behavioral and psychological symptoms, that place a great deal of burden on family caregivers and exert a major influence on the quality of life of these individuals and their families. Despite years of intervention research in the field, there are few studies related to the impact of providing care for a person with ADRD on the family as the unit of analysis.

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 16:24

Family quality of life in dementia: a qualitative approach to family-identified care priorities

Objective: To characterize factors contributing to quality of life (QOL) in families providing care to people with dementia.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:10