5154.0 Personal Assistance, Social Support, and Caregiving

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 12:30 PM
The presentations of this session addresses various issues of personal assistance, social support, and caregiving including burden of time spent caregiving and the projected costs to businesses in Los Angeles County, association between caregiver stress, caregiver burden, and health outcomes in a large population based sample, whether caregiver burden in degenerative disease is associated with decreased quality of life for caregivers and patients, informal caregiving and health status in the United States from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System: effect modification by rurality, and monetary valuation of primary family caregivers for hospice care in Taiwan (using Hicks Compensatory Variation in Income).
Session Objectives: 1. Assess the roles that caregiver stress and burden have on cardiovascular and mental health outcomes. 2. Evaluate the monetary value of the loss of well-being by primary informal caregivers who provide hospice care to their family members. 3. To determine the cost of caregiving to businesses.
Connie Evashwick, ScD, FACHE

12:30 PM
Burden of Time Spent Caregiving and the Projected Costs to Businesses in Los Angeles County
Mirna Ponce, MPH, MA, Susie Baldwin, MD, MPH and Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS
12:48 PM
Association between caregiver stress, caregiver burden, and health outcomes in a large population based sample
Maya Rom Korin, PhD, MS, Brooke Aggarwal, EdD, MS, CHES, Susan Kirkland, PhD, William Chaplin, PhD and Karina Davidson, PhD

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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