Abstract

Date Presented 4/9/2016

Women report greater burden (arthritis and depressive symptoms) associated with caregiving than do men. Occupational therapists can provide education in joint protection, body mechanics, and assistive devices for caregivers with painful joints, as well as teach techniques to alleviate depressive symptoms.

Primary Author and Speaker: Diane M. Collins

Contributing Authors: Amit Kumar, Brian Downer, Amol Karmarkar, Kyriakos S. Markides

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