ERIC Number: EJ365714
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Use of Informal In-Home Care by Rural Elders.
Newhouse, Janette K.; McAuley, William J.
Family Relations, v36 n4 p456-60 Oct 1987
Examined use of in-home services by older rural people who received assistance exclusively from informal sources. Results suggest that informal caregiver is essential in community-based care for rural elderly. Having a car, distance to friend, economic resources, physical health, and performance in daily living activities related to use of more forms of care from informal supports. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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