Caring in Context: Structural factors, burden, and identity adoption for informal caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s dementia or Chronic Kidney Disease

Zhang, Gregory S.

Many older patients with chronic illnesses ranging from chronic kidney disease (CKD) to neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s dementia rely on family or friends to serve as informal caregivers for them. While there has been research done across multiple fields about individual aspects of caregiving, there is little communication across fields and no real attempt to look at the caregiving... read more

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Undergraduate Honors Theses
Alzheimer's disease--Patients.
Caregivers--Family relationships.
Tufts University. Department of Sociology.
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