A new YSPH study finds that in older marriages, husbands benefit more from mutual caregiving than wives and wives feel more distressed in such relationships.
- March 04, 2019
People fall in love for many reasons — similar interests, physical attraction, and shared values among them. But if they marry and stay together, their long-term happiness may depend on their individual genes or those of their spouse, says a new study led by Yale School of Public Health researchers.
- February 26, 2019
Two researchers in the Yale School of Public Health's Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences have received sizable grants to study potential interventions for adult caregivers and individuals with depression.
- December 01, 2018
Lynn and her husband Frank enrolled in a research study involving stress-reduction techniques in older adult couples.
- September 30, 2016
Age plays a significant role in the mental and emotional well being of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) veterans of the U.S. military, new research led by the Yale School of Public Health has found.
- April 21, 2015Source: Yale Daily News
Marry a spouse who exercises. That is the takeaway from a new Yale study that shows that wives whose husbands complete more physical activity are less depressed.
- February 24, 2015Source: Yale Daily News
Negative perceptions toward the elderly have been on a steady rise for the last 200 years, according to a new Yale study looking at over 400 million words in archives of American publications.
- August 29, 2014Source: Ideastream.org
It's estimated that more than a third of US adults are affected by it - either because they have it, or others close to them do. Often that leaves an aging spouse as chief caregiver. ideastream health reporter Sarah Jane Tribble asks, how do caregivers cope?
- March 10, 2014
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease is difficult under any circumstance, but couples with relationships marked by compassionate love fare much better emotionally than others as they deal with the challenges of the disease.
- October 22, 2013Source: Yale Daily News
Now in its 21st year, the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center at Yale has received funding for five more years of research on health issues that affect the elderly.