Congratulations to Amit Kumar for recent coverage on KJZZ radio station in Phoenix on his medicare claims data study. Kumar, an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, recently published “Social and Health-Related Factors Associated with Enrollment in Medicare Advantage Plans in Older Adults” in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Co-investigators are Maricruz Rivera-Hernandez, Amol M.… Read more
Julie A. Baldwin
Family caregivers provide the bulk of care to individuals with Alzheimer’s and similar conditions. These intense responsibilities cause many caregivers to experience high rates of chronic stress, anxiety, depression, and physical health conditions. The symptoms intensify for caregivers of diverse and rural backgrounds who have fewer means to access health and support resources, according to past research.