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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK2HX002407-01A2
Title: Navigating Advanced Illness for Informal Caregivers of Ill Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Nathan A. Boucher

Location: Durham, NC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: August 2018 - July 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $167,352
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$739,131
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Project Summary/Abstract Of the 65 million Americans who serve as informal caregivers of persons with chronic disability or illness, about 5.5 million are caring for Veterans. These caregivers play a significant role in helping to maintain the health and well-being of Veterans and often experience significant burden related to their caregiving role, including poor physical health, financial difficulties, and low confidence in the care they provide. Current VA programs aim to improve caregivers'...



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