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Citations

  1. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2008). 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (ODPHP Publication No. U0036). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Available online: http://www.health.gov/paguidelines/guidelines/default.aspx.

Other Works Consulted

  • Boal J, Loengard A (2007). Home care. In RJ Ham et al., eds., Primary Care Geriatrics: A Case-Based Approach, 5th ed., pp. 172–177. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier.

  • Family Caregiver Alliance (2003). Fact Sheet: Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers. Available online: http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/print_friendly.jsp?nodeid=847.

  • Family Caregiver Alliance (2004). Fact Sheet: Caring for Adults with Cognitive and Memory Impairments. Available online: http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/print_friendly.jsp?nodeid=392.

  • Family Caregiver Alliance (accessed November 2008). A Guide to Taking Care of Yourself. Available online: http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/print_friendly.jsp?nodeid=667.

  • Goldstein NE, Morrison RS (2007). Palliative care. In RJ Ham et al., eds., Primary Care Geriatrics: A Case-Based Approach, 5th ed., pp. 194–205. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier.

  • Nusbaum NJ (2007). Rehabilitation. In RJ Ham et al., eds., Primary Care Geriatrics: A Case-Based Approach, 5th ed., pp. 179–193. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier.

  • Pinquart M, Sörensen S (2007). Correlates of physical health of informal caregivers: A meta-analysis. Journals of Gerontology, 62B(2): 126–137.

  • Rakel RE, Strauch EM (2011). Care of the dying patient. In RE Rakel, DP Rakel, eds., Textbook of Family Medicine, 8th ed., pp. 53–72. Philadelphia: Saunders.

  • Stiles M, Walsh K (2011). Care of the elderly patient. In RE Rakel, DP Rakel, eds., Textbook of Family Medicine, 8th ed., p. 52. Philadelphia: Saunders.

  • Vitaliano PP, et al. (2003). Is caregiving hazardous to one’s physical health? A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 129(6): 946–972.

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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