Aging Families and Caregiving (Wiley Series in Clinical by Sara Honn Qualls, Steven H. Zarit

By Sara Honn Qualls, Steven H. Zarit

With the sphere of geriatric psychological wellbeing and fitness starting to be swiftly within the subsequent decade because the child Boomers age, this well timed advisor brings jointly a striking group of foreign members to supply information for caregivers, households, and those that information them on coping with caregiving demanding situations for getting older kin. getting older households and Caregiving is helping psychological future health execs advisor households and different caregivers as they comply with the calls for of taking care of getting older relatives and gives crucial guidance for the pros treating this special-needs inhabitants.

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Feeling torn between positive and negative feelings) when their parents are in poor health (Fingerman, Chen, Hay, Cichy, & Lefkowitz, 2006). , arthritis). , 2007). The parents and their offspring reported that their relationships had improved in recent years and that they enjoyed one another more than ever. Yet, health problems also can introduce conflicting emotions. Grown children were surprisingly accurate in reporting their parents’ health problems and ability to function independently, with offspring’s reports matching closely with the older adults’ medical records.

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