ERIC Number: ED328826
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jan-31
Reference Count: N/A
Family Caregiving. ERIC Digest.
This digest provides a demographic profile of family caregivers and discusses the emotional and physical burdens on family caregivers. It examines how caregivers cope with these burdens and highlights research findings on the most effective coping strategies. The digest concludes by summarizing the challenges to the helping profession in addressing the needs of family caregivers. (TE)
Descriptors: Adult Children, Coping, Counselor Role, Depression (Psychology), Emotional Adjustment, Family Caregivers, Females, Frail Elderly, Helping Relationship, Homebound, Long Term Care, Older Adults, Population Trends, Social Support Groups, Stress Management
ERIC/CAPS, 2108 School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.