ElderCare Caregiver Survey 2018

First thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback.   This survey will take about 5-10 minutes to complete.

By completing the survey it will help us understand the current challenges facing Caregivers of aging loved ones.   

We hope to use this feedback to demonstrate the need for added resources, highlight specific areas and simply help decision makers better allocate resources for caregivers and seniors.

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* 1. How long have you been a caregiver?

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* 2. Who are you caring for?

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* 3. What is the age of the person you are caring for?

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* 4. What is the gender of the person you are caring for?

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* 5. What is the diagnosis of the person you are caring for?

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* 6. What physical and mental challenges have you encountered being a caregiver? (Select all that apply)

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* 7. Rate how often in the last 6 months you have felt stressed about the following.

  Never stressed Sometimes stressed but coping Often stressed but coping Often stressed and not coping N/A
Making care decisions
Trying to access resources
Eligibility for resources
Family conflict about care
Financial matters
Balancing needs of healthy and sick family members
Balancing work

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* 8. What agencies and resources are you currently accessing assistance from? (Select all that apply)

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* 9. Were you aware that all of these organizations and services were available in the community?

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* 10. How did you find the resources you needed?

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* 11. Have you used any of the following community services or programs.

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* 12. Which of these community organizations did you find the most helpful/useful? (select all that apply)

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* 13. How challenging is it to navigate all these services, programs and organizations while being a caregiver.    (1 being easy and 5 being exceptionally difficult)

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* 14. What could be done to help make caregiving easier for you? Rank the follow based on importance to you. Rank in order of most important (1) to least important (7).

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* 15. As a caregiver, would you use the assistance of a senior living navigator?   Someone who can help you find the services and advocate on your behalf with programs and professionals in the community.

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* 16. Is there anything else you wish could be done to make caregiving easier on you and/or your family?

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