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Jennifer Tjia weighs in on new study showing benefits of telephone support for dementia caregivers

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 02, 2019
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An article in UMassMedNow highlights Jennifer Tjia, MD, Associate Professor in Epedemilogy

UMass Medical School geriatrics expert Jennifer Tjia, MD, MSCE, interspersed personal reflection with scholarly analysis in a JAMA Internal Medicine editorial on a study that found telephone support for caretakers of family members with dementia can improve quality of life for patients and caregivers.

Click here to read the full article. Read more from Tjia in an interview with Reuters, read the full commentary in JAMA Internal Medicine and hear her discuss it in the podcast at JAMA Network Learning.