Diane Collins, Amit Kumar, Brian Downer, Amol Karmarkar, Kyriakos S. Markides; Gender Disparities in Caregiver Stress for Providing Help to Older Mexican-Americans: A Descriptive Study of the HEPESE. Am J Occup Ther 2016;70(4_Supplement_1):7011515277p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO6052.
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Date Presented 4/9/2016
Women report greater burden (arthritis and depressive symptoms) associated with caregiving than do men. Occupational therapists can provide education in joint protection, body mechanics, and assistive devices for caregivers with painful joints, as well as teach techniques to alleviate depressive symptoms.
Primary Author and Speaker: Diane M. Collins
Contributing Authors: Amit Kumar, Brian Downer, Amol Karmarkar, Kyriakos S. Markides
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