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Family Home Caregivers for Old Persons in the Arab Region

Title:

Family Home Caregivers for Old Persons in the Arab Region: Perceived Challenges and Policy Implications


Key Message:

The challenges that caregivers face can negatively impact the quality of life for the caregiver and the care receiver. The importance of implementing research and policy intervention to meet these challenges for all concerned was discussed


Purpose:

The purposes of this paper is to gain an overview of the current situation of ageing and elderly family member caregiving in the Arab region; to address the challenges family caregivers face, such as necessary skills and knowledge, communication, cultural issues, health, financial burdens and enhancement of quality of life in association with their caregiving role.

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OSRA Research Grant - Second Cycle

OSRA Research Grant - Second Cycle

Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), in collaboration with the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), launched the second cycle of its annual OSRA Research Grant on the Arab Family and family policy-related issues.

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Annual Conference

The Impact of Wars and Conflicts on Arab Families

Date: 17-18 October 2016
Location: QNCC, Doha, Qatar
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