Health and Aging

Featured Health Topic: Caregiving

Featured Research

Researchers reviewing test results on a computer screenThe Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health (REACH) trials, funded by NIA and the National Institute for Nursing Research tested strategies for helping dementia caregivers manage their stress and emotional burden. The interventions included education on dementia, training in specific caregiving skills, and encouragement and techniques for physical and emotional self-care. The REACH findings are now being put into practice through two Federal agencies, the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Administration on Aging (AoA). Learn more about REACH »