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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Caregiver SOS: An Intervention for Employed Caregivers
Principal Investigator:

Shahrzad Mavandadi

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $327,709
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Research has shown that unpaid, informal caregivers (CGs), such as family and friends, who are also employed may be at significant risk of experiencing burden and stress. A recent national survey found that approximately 60% of employed CGs had significant problems balancing work and caregiving. Stress not only increases the CG’s risk of illness and diminishes their quality of life; it also impacts the CG’s ability to provide care for the care recipient (CR) and overall relationship...

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