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Family Caregiving Across the Lifespan

by Eva Kahana

Part of the Family Caregiver Applications series Series

Family Caregiving Across the Lifespan Synopsis

Examining caregiving issues from a multigenerational, family life cycle perspective, this volume deals with the broad spectrum of chronic illnesses that necessitate family caregiving throughout the lifespan and discusses responses to these challenges by both caregiving families and caregiving systems. Part One addresses the caregiving paradigm and the relationship of family caregiving research to family life studies. Part Two examines conceptual aspects of caregiving, ranging from the expansion of the caregiving paradigm, caregiving processes and tasks, to the positive aspects of caregiving. Part Three emphasizes how family caregivers are affected by the connection (or lack of it) to macro-level systems.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780803944312
Publication date: 25th April 1994
Author: Eva Kahana
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 448 pages
Categories: Sociology: family & relationships, Welfare & benefit systems, Care of the elderly,

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