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ERIC Number: EJ519431
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
Who Cares? The Size, Scope, and Composition of the Caregiver Support System.
Penrod, Joan D.; And Others
Gerontologist, v35 n4 p489-97 Aug 1995
Examined the informal care networks of 242 impaired older people in terms of primary caregiver and secondary helpers. Most primary caregivers had at least 1 secondary helper; 88% had hands-on help, 19% had financial contributions, and 44% of helpers were involved in care decisions. (JBJ)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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