Poster Session
Issue Date: August 01, 2019
Published Online: November 15, 2019
Updated: November 26, 2019
Effects of OT Intervention To Reduce Caregiving Stress of Informal Caregivers of Older Adults With Dementia: A Pilot Study
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
Article Information
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia / Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Neurologic Conditions / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2019
Effects of OT Intervention To Reduce Caregiving Stress of Informal Caregivers of Older Adults With Dementia: A Pilot Study
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311515368. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO6027
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311515368. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO6027
Abstract

Date Presented 04/05/19

OT interventions for informal caregivers of people with dementia were effective in improving burden, depression, and confidence to provide care currently and for the next six months. The interventions included illness education, training for transfers, organization, and exercise methods.

Primary Author and Speaker: Jillian Meidenbauer

Additional Authors and Speakers: Kaylee Lynch, Jennifer Thill, Lauren Gantz

Faculty Advisor: Machiko Tomita