Bridging the Family Care Gap

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Abstract

Bridging the Family Care Gap explores expected future shortages of family caregivers of older persons and identifies potential solutions. The book examines the sustainability and availability of care management models and whether they can be effectively scaled up to meet community needs. It identifies newly emerging policy initiatives at local, state, and federal levels. The book addresses the state of family caregiving science, dissemination and implementation of promising programs and supports, technological innovations, and other strategies to offset the family care gap. This edited volume also explores lay healthcare workers as guides, interpreters, and advocates in healthcare systems that provide continuity of contact for family caregivers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherElsevier
Number of pages466
ISBN (Electronic)9780128138984
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2021

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Keywords

  • Caregiving
  • Family
  • Future
  • Informal
  • Long-term care
  • Long-term services and supports
  • Policy
  • Policy

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