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Navaie-Waliser, M.

Informal caregiving - Differential experiences by gender

Background. With an aging population and public policies that limit accessible and affordable formal care services, informal caregivers, largely women, will continue bearing the overwhelming responsibility for home and long-term care services provision. Objectives. This study examined gender differences among informal caregivers in caregiving activities, intensity, challenges, and coping strategies and assessed the differential effects of caregiving on their physical and emotional well-being. Research Design. Cross-sectional study conducted between May and September 1998. Subjects.

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