Aging: Caring for Our Elders by G. Clare Wenger (auth.), David N. Weisstub, David C.

By G. Clare Wenger (auth.), David N. Weisstub, David C. Thomasma, Serge Gauthier, George F. Tomossy (eds.)

Caring for Our Elders is the second one of 3 volumes on Aging conceived for the International Library of Ethics, legislations, and the NewMedicine. prime students from a number of disciplines handle many of the significant concerns in elder care dealing with sleek international locations: familial tasks of care, the way forward for social welfare structures, housing, dementia, abuse and neglect.

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1997b; 1998). The comparison group was restricted to women on the expectation that the majority of caregivers would be women; this proved to be the case with women making up 78% of carer respondents, and the women only comparison group is taken as an appropriate comparison for the caregiver sample. Finally, the concept of caregiving adopted by the VCP meant the research was wider in scope than most previous research. Whereas previous studies have either measured the impact of caregiving on well-being, mainly by applying psychological measures to selected groups of carers or analyzed social characteristics and patterns FAMILY CARE FOR FRAIL ELDERS 33 of interaction of caregivers and other family members, the VCP encompassed both these domains.

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