Family Caregiving and Transitional Care: A Critical Review (2012)

FCA Releases Two New Reports Focusing on Critical Roles Family Caregivers Play in Healthcare

Increased support, recognition and training are needed by families as healthcare continues to move into home settings

SAN FRANCISCO - December 17, 2012 - The National Center on Caregiving at Family Caregiver Alliance has released two new reports that shine a light on the important roles of family caregivers in U.S. healthcare?and how those caregivers are often unrecognized and unsupported within medical and long-term service systems.

Webinar: Caregiver Assessment II - Practice Considerations for System Change

(Part 2 of a 2-part series)

This webinar took place on August 23, 2012.

Selected Caregiver Assessment Measures: A Resource Inventory for Practitioners (2012)

Webinar: Caregiver Assessment I - Why and What Should We Assess?

This webinar took place on June 20, 2012. It is Part 1 of a 2-part series.

Adult Daycare for the Frail Elderly: Outcomes, Satisfaction and Cost

Adult day care for the frail elderly: Outcomes, satisfaction, and cost

Citation Baumgarten, M., Lebel, P., Laprise, H., Leclerc, C., Quinn, C. (2002). Adult day care for the frail elderly: Outcomes, satisfaction, and cost. Journal of Aging and Health, 14(2), 237-259.

Design Experiment

Purpose The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of Adult Day Care (ADC) programs on: care receiver's depressive symptoms, anxiety and functional status, caregiver burden on the cost of health services.

Policy Recommendations: Women's Policy Summit - [1/17/13]

Women's Policy Summit: Advancing Women's Health, Wealth & Power

Workplace Programs for Family Caregivers: Good Business and Good Practice (2003)

Examines the challenges confronting working caregivers, the ways in which employers have sought to address these issues, and models for effective workplace programs. Also looks at some promising developing partnerships between employers and service providers.

This publication is available as a downloadable PDF document. To view and print this file you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. It is available as a free download by clicking here.

Making Hard Choices: Respecting Both Voices

Findings from a groundbreaking research study exploring choice and decision-making in everyday care for persons with cognitive impairment and their family caregivers.

The study makes policy and practice recommendations to advance knowledge on consumer direction and dementia care.

Download scanned PDF of the report, published May 2000.


A Physician's View of Caregiver Health - Archive

A legislative hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Aging and Long-Term Care in Sacramento focused attention on strategies to support family caregivers in California. The session looked at future and current caregiver needs and the unique demographic trends that impact this important public health issue. Dr. Moira Fordyce was a key spokesperson. Below is her testimony.

Senator Alquist (now retired) and Members of the Subcommittee:


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