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Family Caregiving in Aging Populations

Authors: Hill, T.

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About this book

Family members are increasingly likely to provide caregiving for older adults as the US population ages. This book summarizes what we know about caregiving by spouses and other intimate partners, adult children, siblings, grandchildren, friends, and other relatives, as well as by members of racial, ethnic, and sexual minority groups.

About the authors

Twyla J. Hill is Professor of Sociology at Wichita State University, USA. Her areas of specialty are Aging and Families. She has published on grandparent-hood, caregiving, sexuality of cardiac patients, and other social policy topics. She teaches Sociology of Aging, Families and Aging, and Aging and Public Policy.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Social Context of Family Caregiving

    Hill, Twyla J.

    Pages 1-17

  • Spousal and Intimate Partner Caregiving

    Hill, Twyla J.

    Pages 18-38

  • Adult Child Caregiving

    Hill, Twyla J.

    Pages 39-62

  • Caregiving by Other Relatives, Secondary Caregivers, and Members of Minority Groups

    Hill, Twyla J.

    Pages 63-87

  • Current Policy Regarding Caregiving and Policy Implications

    Hill, Twyla J.

    Pages 88-105

Buy this book

eBook $49.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-51156-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $67.50
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-52067-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $67.50
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-50656-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Family Caregiving in Aging Populations
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Twyla J. Hill
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-51156-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137511560
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-52067-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-50656-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 132
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations
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