Caregivers of travellers with dementia-a neglected travel population

Bauer, Irmgard L. (2019) Caregivers of travellers with dementia-a neglected travel population. Journal of Travel Medicine, 26 (7). taz061.

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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 areolder or even elderly themselves. The literature provides ampleevidence of 'caregiver burden',due to various factors relatingto caregiver and care recipient.

Item ID: 61016
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1708-8305
Copyright Information: © International Society of Travel Medicine 2019.
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2019 07:48
FoR Codes: 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4205 Nursing > 420599 Nursing not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 20 HEALTH > 2005 Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health) > 200502 Health related to ageing @ 100%
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