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a person who is responsible for attending to the needs of a child or dependent adult

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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.
Dementia caregiving 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 behaviors).
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 issues.
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 role.
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;