Continuing to Care: Older Americans and Their Families in the 21st Century [NOOK Book]

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Continuing to Care: Older Americans and Their Families presents analysis of this challenging and deeply personal social dilemma. What is the future of family-based care for older Americans? This is a question that touches so many Americans as they struggle to meet obligations to family members and as they worry about one day becoming a burden to their loved ones.
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Continuing to Care: Older Americans and Their Families in the 21st Century

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Overview

Continuing to Care: Older Americans and Their Families presents analysis of this challenging and deeply personal social dilemma. What is the future of family-based care for older Americans? This is a question that touches so many Americans as they struggle to meet obligations to family members and as they worry about one day becoming a burden to their loved ones.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134825936
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/21/2013
  • Series: Issues in Aging
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 290
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword
Preface
Ch. 1 Continuing to Care? Aging American Families 1
Ch. 2 Family Caregiving in America's Past and in Other Places 33
Ch. 3 American Culture and Intergenerational Reciprocity 65
Ch. 4 Family Caregivers 87
Ch. 5 Older People as Care Providers 121
Ch. 6 Family Care in Minority and Ethnic Communities 149
Ch. 7 Caregiver Stress and Potential Elder Abuse 175
Ch. 8 The Team Approach to Caregiving: Families and Community Services 203
Ch. 9 Long-term Care and the Continuing Obligations of Families 227
Ch. 10 New Approaches to Caring for Older Americans 247
Name Index 261
Subject Index 271
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