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The findings of the 4 preceding country studies are examined here from a comparative perspective identifying some of the similarities and differences that underlie living arrangements of the elderly. More specifically, we compare the normative basis underlying living arrangements, mechanisms that help perpetuate co-residence, strains inherent to(More)
This article is based on 18 focus group discussions (FDGs) conducted among elderly and adult children in varying urban/rural and class contexts. According to most participants, the majority of Filipino elderly prefer co-residence. Co-residence involves various types, each of which is defined according to the resources, needs, and life stage of the family.(More)
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