Table 1: Characteristics of the families ( ).

Type of illness ( )
 Stroke 2
 Parkinson’s disease 2
 Dementia1
Members participating in the conversations ( )
 Husband and wife3
 Husband, wife, and children2
Time since onset of illness (months)2–60
Family member with illness
 Female ( )3
 Male ( )2
 Age (range)40–65
 Employed ( )5
 Sick-leave ( )1
 Retired ( )0
Other participating family members
 Female ( )4
 Male ( )5
 Age (range)7–65
Referral to FamHC ( )
 Self-referred 3
 Participants in one research study2