By G. Clare Wenger (auth.), David N. Weisstub, David C. Thomasma, Serge Gauthier, George F. Tomossy (eds.)
Caring for Our Elders is the second one of 3 volumes on Aging conceived for the International Library of Ethics, legislations, and the NewMedicine. top students from various disciplines handle many of the significant matters in elder care dealing with glossy international locations: familial tasks of care, the way forward for social welfare structures, housing, dementia, abuse and neglect.
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Walker, A. 1996. From acquiescence to dissentiA political sociology of population ageing in the United Kingdom. In Sociology of ageing: International perspectives, eds. V. Minichiello, N. Chappell, H. Kendig, and A. Walker, 31-46. Melbourne: International Sociological Association, Research Committee on Aging. c. 1984. The supportive network: Coping with old age, Allen & Unwin, London. - - - . 1989. Support networks in old age - constructing a typology. In Ageing in the 2(jh Century, ed. M. Jefferys, 166-85.
Giving care often results in physical, social, and emotional problems and stresses, in addition to the fmancial and workplace burdens it creates (Stemeck 1990). Research fmds that women report greater caregiver burden (Miller and Cafasso 1992; Hawkins, 1996) and devote more time to caregiving tasks (Neal 1997). Women who take on care of an impaired parent in mid-life often juggle multiple roles: mothers of children living at home, wives, and employees. To the extent that the traditional division of labor persists within families, these women will continue to perform the majority of housework chores and function as the primary parent for small children.
Walker, 31-46. Melbourne: International Sociological Association, Research Committee on Aging. c. 1984. The supportive network: Coping with old age, Allen & Unwin, London. - - - . 1989. Support networks in old age - constructing a typology. In Ageing in the 2(jh Century, ed. M. Jefferys, 166-85. London: Routledge. - - - . 1990. Elderly carers: The need for appropriate intervention. Ageing & Society 10(2): 1-23. 1991. A network typology: from theory to practice. Journal of Aging Studies 5(1): 147-62.
Aging: Caring for Our Elders by G. Clare Wenger (auth.), David N. Weisstub, David C. Thomasma, Serge Gauthier, George F. Tomossy (eds.)