Caregivers of travelers with dementia – a neglected travel population

Bauer, Irmgard L. (2019) Caregivers of travelers with dementia – a neglected travel population. Journal of Travel Medicine, 26 (7).

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[Extract] As life expectancy increases, the aging population increases, andwith it, age-related illnesses including dementia. By 2030, 66million people are expected to live with dementia worldwide. Most people living with dementia are cared for by informal(unpaid) caregivers, usually adult children or spouses who are older or even elderly themselves. The literature provides ampleevidence of 'caregiver burden', due to various factors relating to caregiver and care recipient.

Item ID: 60988
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1708-8305
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2019 23:45
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 50%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1110 Nursing > 111001 Aged Care Nursing @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified @ 50%
92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920210 Nursing @ 50%
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