107 Caring for older adults with dementia

Wednesday, August 1, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
NB 440 (Faculty of Economics)

RC11 Sociology of Aging (host committee)

Language: English
Session Organizer:
Neena CHAPPELL, University of Victoria, Canada
Kate O'LOUGHLIN, University of Sydney, Australia
Conceptual analysis of “dementia” among family caregivers in Japanese SHGs (Oral Presentation)
Shu KINOSHITA, Kyoto University, Japan

Families caring for assisted living and nursing home residents with dementia: Does setting matter? (Oral Presentation)
Laurel STRAIN, University of Alberta, Canada; Colleen MAXWELL, University of Waterloo, Canada

Dementia stories: Representations of carers (Oral Presentation)
Allison KIRKMAN, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

The gendered nature of caregiver perceptions of the effectiveness of cholinesterase inhibitors (ChEI) for those with dementia (Oral Presentation)
Neena CHAPPELL, University of Victoria, Canada; Malcolm MACLURE, Government of British Columbia, Canada

Mental fitness for dimentia patients: Can it work? (Distributed Paper)
Beverly SANBRN, Belmont Senior Living, USA

What is the value of keeping patients at home if informal caregivers become exhausted to the detriment of their own life satisfaction? (Distributed Paper)
Michèle BAUMANN, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Sophie COUFFIGNAL, Centre for Health Studies, Luxembourg; Katia LURBE I PUERTO, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Nearkasen CHAU, INSERM, University Paris-Sud, Univversity Paris Descartes, France

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