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Primary care providers agree, almost unanimously, that family caregivers play a vital role in patient
care. However, providers say that time constraints and not knowing who or if there is a family caregiver,
prevent them from working with family caregivers for more of their patients

Primary care providers agree, almost unanimously, that family caregivers play a vital role in patient
care. However, providers say that time constraints and not knowing who or if there is a family caregiver,
prevent them from working with family caregivers for more of their patients

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Majority of Primary Care Providers Recognize Importance of Family Caregivers in Patient Outcomes

Primary care providers agree, almost unanimously, that family caregivers play a vital role in patient care and in better patient outcomes, according to a new survey by AARP Research. However, providers say that time constraints and not knowing who or if there is a family caregiver, prevent them from working with family caregivers for more of their patients.