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Caring for the Caregiver

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Caring for the Caregiver

Lianne Hirano, MD

Acting Assistant Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
School of Medicine
University of Washington

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Learning Objectives

 

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe the financial, social, medical and emotional challenges caregivers are facing
  • Discuss tools for improving communication with caregivers (with a focus on how palliative care tools might play a role) and easing stress, grief, and burden
  • Discuss caregiver grief and bereavement


[From the Spring 2017 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, with funding from the Alzheimer’s Supplement to the NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]

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