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Partnerships The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving and Johnson & Johnson formed a partnership in 2001 to develop a signature program in caregiving. This partnership builds on the foundational work in caregiving accomplished by the RCI and builds on the credo of Johnson & Johnson to be “responsible to the communities in which we live and work” […]

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Evidence to Programs

Evidence to Programs Toolkit on Evidence-Based Programming for Seniors The Community Research Center for Senior Health (CRC-SH) has launched a new resource in the arena of evidence-based programs,  The CRC-SH partners with community based organizations (CBOs) that are interested in promoting the health and well-being of seniors by implementing evidence-based programs (EBPs). Their experience suggests […]

Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award

Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award  In October of 2010, RCI released “Averting the Caregiving Crisis: Why We Must Act Now”, a position paper outlining 12 recommendations for addressing our nation’s caregiving crisis. To sharpen our focus and advance this agenda, in 2013 we restated the twelve original recommendations as six strategic initiatives in “Averting […]

Research & Development Sites

Research & Development Sites Background Researchers housed at these universities are actively involved with the RCI in the dissemination of evidence-based caregiver programs across the country. Center for Applied Research on Aging & Health, Thomas Jefferson University Emory University School of Nursing Margaret Blenkner Research Institute New York University School of Medicine Stanford University School […]

Home-based Psychoeducational Program for Spousal Caregivers of Stroke Patients

Home-based Psychoeducational Program for Spousal Caregivers of Stroke Patients PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:  Sharon Ostwald, PhDE-mail: sharon.k.ostwald@uth.tmc.eduOVERALL SNAPSHOT OF CAREGIVER INTERVENTION/PROGRAM: The focus of this intervention was on the caregiver- stroke survivor dyad, and provided education, counseling, skill training and community referrals in joint sessions at home and/or mailed to the couple. The intervention lasted for the […]