Marika Morris writes in Gender-Sensitive Home and Community Care and Caregiving
Research: A Synthesis Paper: Final Report, that in caregiving
, women and men experience different socioeconomic contexts and gender role expectations, which result in "women giving more hours of unpaid care than men, performing more demanding forms of caregiving
than men, traveling farther and more often to provide unpaid care than men, and more often having responsibility for more than one care recipient than men.
The unremunerated caregiving
that occurs in private homes provides the productive sectors with workers who are fed, kept clean and healthy and educated.
Using a life span development framework, the six chapters explore caregiving
at six stages of life--childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, and young, middle, and older adulthood.
reveals the contradictions, range, and intensity of a caregiver's emotions.
The purpose of this paper is to examine the patterns of caregiving
by adult children to their aging parents.
the influence of other fathers' caregiving
behaviors on fathers' own caregiving
The National Center on Caregiving
describes "informal caregiving
" (that is, the care provided to a person in need by a family member or friend rather than a paid care worker) as the bedrock of the U.
What little research there is on stress and caregiving
typically focuses on the mental health of individuals providing care for others with a specific disease or problem.
A support group can provide you with an opportunity to talk with other people who are dealing with many of the same caregiving
When the data were analyzed, statistical significance was found for three family outcomes, emotional reactions for the caregiving
role, perceptions of relationships with staff, and perception of care.
The researchers found that neuroticism and low interpersonal self-efficacy are personality traits associated with depressive symptoms in caregiving
spouses, and they hypothesized that identifying and treating these caregiving
spouses could lessen their risk for depression and increase the quality of their caregiving
Studies have shown the impact of caregiving
on the caregivers health.
Husbands caring for wives may not admit to the negative consequences of caregiving
(such as burden or stress), as a result of their stoic upbringing and a spirit of responsibility for their wives that prevent them from relinquishing their caregiving
African American caregivers are more likely than other groups to experience financial hardship as a result of home caregiving
, reports Caregiving
in the U.
home health care products that make caregiving
easier and safer--for example, a bath bench;