Caregiving: challenges and implications for women's health.

@article{Donelan2001CaregivingCA,
  title={Caregiving: challenges and implications for women's health.},
  author={Karen Donelan and Marilyn Falik and Catherine M. DesRoches},
  journal={Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health},
  year={2001},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={185-200}
}
Informal and unpaid care is an integral feature of the U.S. health care system for the nation's sick, disabled, frail, and terminally ill. Much of what we know about caregiving is based on interviews with caregivers and, in some cases, care recipients. Prior studies have either not been based on a nationally representative sample or have collected very little information about non-caregivers. This study, using the Commonwealth Fund 1998 Survey of Women's Health, uses a nationally representative… CONTINUE READING

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