ERIC Number: EJ563663
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Exploring the Impact of Culture and Acculturation on Older Families Caregiving for Persons with Developmental Disabilities.
McCallion, Phillip; Janicki, Matthew; Grant-Griffin, Lucinda
Family Relations, v46 n4 p347-57 Oct 1997
Examines the uniqueness of the caregiving experiences of specific cultural groups. Results, based on focus group meetings with African American, Chinese American, Haitian American, Hispanic/Latino American, Korean American, and select Native American communities, revealed differences in perceptions of disability, family structure, care givers, decision making, and other factors. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Family Caregiving for Persons with Disabilities."