5188.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Informal Care and the Caregiver

Learning Objectives: 1) To understand issues facing informal caregivers. 2) To become knowledgable about community support systems for caregivers. 3) To recognize the need for caring for the caregiver
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Valerie Cheh, PhD
2:30 PMSocial support and its relation to physical inactivity during leisure-time among adults aged 60 years and older
Carlos J. Crespo, DrPH, Kim Forde, Ellen Smit, PhD, RD, Anastasia M. Snelling, PhD, RD, Leah J. Walbourn, Ross E. Andersen, PhD
2:48 PMFriends and families: what do we know about the health plan decision support they provide to elders?
Beth K . Kosiak, PhD, Elaine K. Swift, PhD, David Miranda, PhD, Shoshanna Sofaer, DrPH, Barbara Kreling, MS
3:06 PMWhen the Caregiver Needs Care: The Predicaments of Vulnerable Family Caregivers
Maryam Navaie-Waliser, DrPH, Penny H. Feldman, PhD, David A. Gould, PhD, Carol Levine, MA, Alexis N. Kuerbis, BA, Karen Donelan, ScD
3:24 PMImpact of family and community support on hospital stay among the elderly in Japan
Atsushi Irimagawa, LLB, MPH, Walter K. Patrick, MD, PhD
3:42 PMSocial networks and social support systems of the U.S. oldest old population
Karla Hampton, Robert H. Friis, PhD, James H. Swan, PhD
Sponsor:Gerontological Health
Cosponsors:Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA