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Impact of family caregiving on individual health

Family caregivers commonly experience poor health and are at increased risk for heart disease, poor immune function, fatigue, depression, and more.

Feinberg L, Reinhard S, Houser A, Choula R. Valuing the Invaluable: 2011 Update–the growing contributions and costs of family caregiving. AARP Public Policy Institute. 2011; https://assets.aarp.org/rgcenter/ppi/ltc/i51-caregiving.pdf

Reference

Title
Valuing the Invaluable: 2011 Update–the growing contributions and costs of family caregiving
Publication
AARP Public Policy Institute
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Feinberg L, Reinhard S, Houser A, Choula R
URL
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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