Family Caregivers for The Elderly in Qatar

Topic :Research Report
Time: Oct 13, 2017

This project documents the experiences of Qatari and non-Qatari caregivers who provide care for elderly family members. It identifies the stressors and burdens of caregiving, coping strategies, and the benefits of giving care to elderly family members. This study highlights the importance of providing homecare for elderly family members and providing social and emotional support for caregivers.



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  • Dr. Azza Abdelmoniem, PhD, Senior Lead Researcher, DIFI Family Research Department;
  • Janet Rankin, PhD, RN, University of Calgary in Qatar;
  • Michael Corman, PhD, Queen’s University Belfast.
Research Grant

The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) has launched the OSRA research grant in its sixth cycle which is a research grant on Arab families and family policy related issues.

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