Über den Autor
Dr. Ronald W. Toseland is Director and Professor, Institute of Gerontology, School of Social Welfare, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York, USA.
David H. Haigler, EdD, is an independent consultant in the field of caregiving and a Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW) who lives in Oglethorpe, Georgia. Prior to his retirement from the University System of Georgia in May, 2004, Dr. Haigler was Deputy Director of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, Georgia Southwestern State University.
Deborah J. Monahan, Ph. D. is a Professor of Social Work at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA. She is also a Faculty Affiliate of the All-University Gerontology Center, and chairs the Faculty Council in the College of Human Ecology.
Editorial Board.- Foreword by Rosalynn Carter.- Dedication.- About the Editors.- List of Contributors.- Introduction.- Accessibility of Caregiver Education and Support Programs: Reaching Hard-to-Reach Caregivers.- Utilization Patterns of Caregiver Education and Support Programs.- Education and Support Programs for Family Caregivers: Current Practices Across Health Care Scenarios.- Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Issues in Conducting Caregiver Educational and Support Groups.- Caregiver Support Groups: Led by Peers, Professionals, or Both.- Telehealth and Family Caregiving: Developments in Research, Education, Policy, and Practice.- Education and Support Outcome Sustainability: A Conceptual Framework.- Evaluating the Effectiveness of Caregiver Education and Support Programs.- Current and Future Directions of Education and Support Programs for Caregivers.
- Focuses on current and future practice, research, and policy issues in designing education and support programs for caregivers
- Addresses issues of older caregivers and caregivers of younger persons
- Provides methods for reaching out to difficult-to-serve caregivers