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Study coauthored by Freedman shows family caregivers are rarely asked about needing assistance w/ caring for older adults

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"Family Caregivers Are Rarely Asked About Needing Assistance With Caring for Older Adults" - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 1/24/2020.

FEWER THAN ONE-THIRD OF CAREGIVERS TO OLDER ADULTS REPORT BEING REGULARLY ASKED BY HEALTH CARE WORKERS ABOUT NEEDED SUPPORT
Family caregivers usually are not asked by health care workers about needing support in managing older adults' care, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Co-author Vicki Freedman, PhD, with the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research, co-leads the NHATS and NSOC with Wolff and co-author Judith Kasper, PhD, professor in the Bloomberg School's department of Health Policy and Management.

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