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    Cancer Caregivers

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    given population of cancer caregivers. One of the most vital is attempting to find causes and best supplement their psychological and emotional needs. Preceding research has shown that cancer caregivers are individuals that need to be delved into. These imperative caregivers and their stress have been targeted in past research and will continue to be the focus for future research studies alongside their diagnosed family members. Cancer Statistics Past studies and statistics have been analyzed regarding trends in cancer mortality, predicted cases, death rates, and ages that are most affected. Researchers have broken down these topics into different components such as…

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    Caregiver Stress Theory

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    a theory and how the external components of that theory relate to the world of nursing and the social environment. The external criticism of the theory of caregiver stress is based solely on the rational insight of each individual evaluator (Peterson & Bredow, 2013). Complexity The theory of caregiver stress is complex, however, all aspects of the model are easily defined and clarified. Crucial and extraneous variables that influence caregiver stress are offered throughout and are easily…

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    First, the five-stage process of caregivers’ adjustment is adapted from the adaptation-coping model applied for patients with dementia of Dröes (1991) and Finnema et al. (2000) (Dröes et al., 2010, p. 144). Although the model of Dröes (1991) and Finnema et al. (2000) focuses on patients with dementia, not their family caregivers, their proposed model depicts a process with specific stages which concern coping with disabilities and an effort to preserve social and emotional balances. Dröes (1991)…

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    in many forms. In the United States, Women make up the majority of caregivers. Studies have shown that caregiving can actually compromise ones health, and that most caregivers display clinical signs of depression. These caregivers are more likely than others in their age group to take prescription medications to help with things like anxiety and depression. Although many people find caregiving rewarding, it can lead to people feeling isolated, guilty, and overwhelmed. Therefore, when patients…

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    Home Instead Caregiver Home Instead is a elderly care sources that offers opportunities for those who needs home care. It provides source that their loved ones cannot provide. It also provides sources for those without relatives. As a worker I had clients with Alzheimer's, clients that need companionship and clients with physical disabilities. Working with patient's that have Alzheimer's has an devastating effects which may cause memory loss. As a result of them losing their memory, it changes…

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    This study investigated adult child caregivers existential experience providing care to their parents at end-of-life (EOL). A literature review identified limited research about the existential experience of adult child caregiver populations providing EOL care. For instance, Totman, Pistrang, Hennessey, and Martin (2015) identified existential domains as receiving very limited attention, despite a large amount of research focused on caregiver needs. In addition, Totman et. al. reported…

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    The large elderly population is not only having a significant effect on the health care system, but also on those individuals caring for them in the community. The research authors have been studying the various factors that influence the experiences of family caregivers within the context of senior health care. Several themes arose from these articles that are presented in a synthesis matrix. These themes allow us to identify areas for improvement and guide us in creating suitable practice…

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    common themes that seem to run through the 10 principles are the relationships of the three-R interactions between caregivers and children. First R is respectful: respect children as individuals by building a relationship by talking to them, and letting know what is going on. Second R is responsive: respond to children 's feeding and communication cues, learn their cries, coos, smiles, facial and body gestures. Third R is reciprocal: reciprocal interactions is the whole chain of back and forth…

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    Alzheimer's Case Study

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    Another solution provided by Alzheimer’s Association is Caregiver Center, which offers suggestions and online training resources to help family members learn how to become a caregiver for Alzheimer’s step by step, how to handle stress, and how to start making legal and financial plans. Caregivers are a group of people providing physical and emotional support to those who are unable to take care of themselves. They are in charge of the personal care, daily activities, the safety as well as…

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    2) and it affects over 550 thousand people in Canada (Alzheimer Society, 2017). There is a lot of research on how Alzheimer’s affects the person but not much on how it affects their family and caregivers. Providing more information on how caregivers are affected will give the Alzheimer’s community more recognition and support, while also giving people outside the community a better understanding of what these individuals go through. Alzheimer’s affects carers adversely, emotionally, physically,…

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