Aging in Place: Interprofessional Approaches to Empower Informal Caregivers
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“Aging in place” allows people to continue living in the familiar places where they spent their young adult life. Aging individuals choose to age in place with support from their families and the community. Informal caregivers play a significant role in aging in place. Caregiving is a complex task with physical, emotional, and economic implications for the caregiver. Adequate preparation and support reduce caregivers’ physical and emotional strain. Caregiver empowerment involves teamwork. Nurse practitioners can lead the interprofessional approach to empower caregivers, prevent caregiver burnout, and promote resilience.
- Joseph, LM
- January 1, 2022
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