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Family Caregivers

  • Creator:   American Journal of Nursing
  • Updated:   10/21/2021
  • Contains:  19 items
This series of articles won the 2018 ASHPE Bronze Award for Best Special Supplement. They were written to help nurses provide family caregivers with tools to manage their loved one’s health care at home. Produced in cooperation with the AARP Public Policy Institute, each article includes an informational tear sheet and links to educational videos for caregivers. Two of these articles are approved for CE credit: http://links.lww.com/AJN/A119 (safe mobility, wound care) http://links.lww.com/AJN/A120 (medication administration)

Using a Mechanical Lift at Home

Fields, Bronwyn E.; Whitney, Robin L.; Bell, Janice F.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 121(2):57-62, February 2021.

Managing Home Infusion Therapy

Fields, Bronwyn E.; Whitney, Robin L.; Bell, Janice F.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(12):53-59, December 2020.

Managing Urinary Incontinence

Davis, Nicole J.; Wyman, Jean F.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(2):55-60, February 2020.

Home Oxygen Therapy

Fields, Bronwyn E.; Whitney, Robin L.; Bell, Janice F.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(11):51-57, November 2020.

Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults

Davis, Nicole J.; Wyman, Jean F.; Gubitosa, Suzanne; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(1):57-62, January 2020.

Dietary and Feeding Modifications for Older Adults

Batchelor-Murphy, Melissa K.; Steinberg, Francene M.; Young, Heather M.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(12):49-57, December 2019.

Supporting Family Caregivers: No Longer Home Alone: Eating for Healthy Aging

Steinberg, Francene M.; Batchelor-Murphy, Melissa K.; Young, Heather M.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(11):43-51, November 2019.

Ostomy Care at Home

Kirkland-Kyhn, Holly; Martin, Sanaz; Zaratkiewicz, Sunniva; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(4):63-68, April 2018.

Teaching Wound Care to Family Caregivers

Kirkland-Kyhn, Holly; Generao, Stefanie Anne; Teleten, Oleg; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(3):63-67, March 2018.

Teaching Family Caregivers to Assist Safely with Mobility

Powell-Cope, Gail; Pippins, Karla M.; Young, Heather M.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(12):49-53, December 2017.

Discharge Planning and Teaching

Sexson, Kathryn; Lindauer, Allison; Harvath, Theresa A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(5):58-60, May 2017.

Managing Complex Medication Regimens

Harvath, Theresa A.; Lindauer, Allison; Sexson, Kathryn

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(11):43-46, November 2016.

Administration of Subcutaneous Injections

Sexson, Kathryn; Lindauer, Allison; Harvath, Theresa A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(12):49-52, December 2016.

Teaching Caregivers to Administer Eye Drops, Transdermal Patches, and Suppositories

Lindauer, Allison; Sexson, Kathryn; Harvath, Theresa A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(1):54-59, January 2017.

Medication Management for People with Dementia

Lindauer, Allison; Sexson, Kathryn; Harvath, Theresa A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(2):60-64, February 2017.

The 4Ms of an Age-Friendly Health System

Emery-Tiburcio, Erin E.; Mack, Laurin; Zonsius, Mary C.; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 121(11):44-49, November 2021.