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Caregiver Well-Being Screening

It is well-documented that long-term, unrelieved caregiving duties, especially when caring for loved ones with dementia, can hvae negative impacts on the health, personal, social and/or financial well-being of the caregiver.  The Zarit Burden Interview asesses a caregiver's perception of "burden" to see if those areas are being affected, with a focus on depression, mental health, negative affect, social support, stress and coping. (American Psychological Association)