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Synonyms for support

Synonyms for support

to sustain the weight of

to hold up

to keep from yielding or failing during stress or difficulty

to supply with the necessities of life


to aid the cause of by approving or favoring

to act as a patron to

the act or an instance of helping

an indication of commendation or approval

a means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure

Synonyms for support

the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities

something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest

a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission

documentary validation

the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts

financial resources provided to make some project possible

adopt as a belief


support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm

play a subordinate role to (another performer)

be a regular customer or client of

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Caregiver support coordinators are licensed professionals who are available to support you.
(19) It is a source of funding to senior centers in each county of WV to provide services such as home delivered meals, transportation assistance, heavy cleaning, yard maintenance, managing medications, caregiver support, and many others depending on the county of residence.
There is a chapter on caregiver support as well as one titled "Depression Toolbox" that offers useful coping strategies for daily challenges.
They begin with women's stories, then discuss sexism and racism in diagnosis and treatment; psychosocial issues, such as mind-body health promotion, the psychological effects of cancer, the impact of psychosocial factors on health outcomes, psychological and spiritual adaptation to bereavement, treatment decision making, and distress and suffering at the end of life; and relationship and sexuality issues like sex after cancer, family caregiver support, the interdependence of breast cancer patients and their partners, the role of stress and neuroticism in negative health outcomes, and advice for employers.
The Alzheimer Society of Washington is expanding its services in Whatcom County to meet the needs of an increasing number of people with Alzheimer's disease, dementia or memory loss, as well as the need for more caregiver support.
We discovered that Share the Care, a nonprofit caregiver support service in Central Florida, had developed a new online tool, Caregiver Central to connect caregivers to each other and to important information and resources.
In addition, the subgroup advised improving and expanding the National Family Caregiver Support Program and other evidence-based caregiver support models.
Social policies based on evidence-based caregiver support programs can have a positive influence in allaying family caregivers' appraisal of burden (King, Baumann, O'Sullivan, Wilcox, & Castro, 2002).
For more on caregiver support groups, blogs and materials, go to or call us at 1-800-344-4867.
The National Brain Tumor Society offers three programs for caregivers: the Caregiver Support Network, Telephone Support Line, and the one-day Caregiver Conference.
The IOM and AHRQ studies identified the following key components in providing care to individuals nearing the end of life: care management to coordinate and facilitate service delivery; supportive services, such as transportation, provided to individuals residing in noninstitutional settings; pain and symptom management; family and caregiver support such as respite care; communication among the individuals, families, and program staff; and assistance with advance care planning to aid individuals with making decisions about their future care.
US issues discussed include the Family and Medical Leave Act, consumer-directed service options, community-based care programs, and provisions for caregiver support in each of the 50 states.
Look into joining a caregiver support group and make sure to take advantage of the resources your community has to offer.
The money will create an endowment to support a new frailty and physical disabilities clinic, a caregiver support program and a special behavioral problems clinic, the university said.