Caregiving daughters and their local siblings: perceptions, strains, and interactions.

@article{Brody1989CaregivingDA,
  title={Caregiving daughters and their local siblings: perceptions, strains, and interactions.},
  author={Elaine M Brody and Christine J Hoffman and Morton H Kleban and C B Schoonover},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={1989},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={529-38}
}
Daughters who are principal caregivers to disabled elderly mothers are compared with their geographically proximate sisters and brothers as to the amount of help each group provides, the effects of care they experience, and the problems and benefits of the siblings' interactions about the caregiving situations. Caregivers reported the most and brothers the least service provision and strain; sisters fell in between, and also equaled caregivers in strain from intersibling problems. Negative… CONTINUE READING