Who we are

An interdisciplinary multi-site laboratory committed to using the scientific process to build better lives for patients and caregiving families. Guided by compassion, we are connecting caregivers and providers through the translation of science into evidence based practice.

Current innovations

  • Access for caregivers of cancer patients to education and social support
  • Problem solving intervention for caregivers at the end of life
  • Photo elicitation to facilitate meaning for caregivers of persons living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia
  • Technology applications to connect rural caregivers for better pain management
  • Drama as an educational tool for caregivers: A caregiving telenovela

Future innovations

  • ENVISION
  • Digital storytelling to facilitate meaning making
  • Use of virtual reality platforms for caregivers