Accommodating the stranger en casa: how Mexican American elders and caregivers decide to use formal care.

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Mexican American elders have higher levels of functional impairment and chronic illness, yet they use formal home care services less than do non-Hispanic White elders. This article describes the processes by which Mexican American elders and their caregivers decide to use home care services. Interviews were conducted with Mexican American elders (n = 11… (More)

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@article{Crist2006AccommodatingTS, title={Accommodating the stranger en casa: how Mexican American elders and caregivers decide to use formal care.}, author={Janice D. Crist and Dianna Garcia-Smith and Linda R. Phillips}, journal={Research and theory for nursing practice}, year={2006}, volume={20 2}, pages={109-26} }