ERIC Number: EJ209126
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Foster-Family Care for the Elderly: Surrogate Family or Mini-Institution?
Newman, Evelyn S.; Sherman, Susan R.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v10 n2 p165-75 1979-80
The rationale behind adult foster care (AFC) has been that "participation in the life of the family" is superior to institutionalization. Discusses extent to which elderly clients are integrated into the family and the method by which such integration was measured. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: New York