National Institutes of Health (NIH)
An estimated 5 million Americans have Alzheimer?s disease, most of whom receive care from a close family member. Spousal caregivers often experience emotional burden and relationship distress, negatively affecting both partners? quality of life. This research will adapt a reliable, effective, and easy-to-use psychosocial intervention that teaches spousal dyads in the context of early Alzheimer's disease and related dementias to use daily self-regulation skills to improve or maintain their own and their relational well-being. Learn more here.