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Caregiving Research

Caregivers of Loved Ones with Multiple Sclerosis
The National Alliance for Caregiving released a new study, supported by the National MS Society, reporting on the physical, mental, and financial burdens faced by family caregivers of people with MS. 
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"Caregivers of Vets Continue to Face Challenges" Study. RAND.
A new study from RAND and the Dole Foundation found there are 5.5 million military caregivers in America, and that 1.1 million of these caregivers support Veterans from post-9/11 wars. These caregiving efforts save the U.S. healthcare system an estimated $3 billion annually.  Click here to see full report
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"Cost of Care 2012" Survey. Genworth.
Find costs for home care providers, adult day health care facilities, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes.
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"Economic Impact of Caregiving" Report. New Zealand.
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"Improving Care for Populations Disproportionally Affected by Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Report from the Task Force on Specific Populations as part of the HHS National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease." US Department of Health and Human Services.
Report identifies commonality in issues faced by three populations: 1) people with younger-onset dementia, 2) racial and ethnic minorities, and 3) Down Syndrome and other intellectual disabilities, and summarizes 21 recommendations for further exploration. 
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