Caregiving demands: their difficulty and effects on the well-being of elderly caregivers.

@article{Wallhagen1992CaregivingDT,
  title={Caregiving demands: their difficulty and effects on the well-being of elderly caregivers.},
  author={Margaret I. Wallhagen},
  journal={Scholarly inquiry for nursing practice},
  year={1992},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={111-27; discussion 129-33}
}
Nurses assess situations involving elderly caregivers, yet data conflict on how caregivers perceive caregiving demands. To develop appropriate research-based interventions, more data are needed on specific aspects of these demands. Discussed are data from interviews with 60 elderly caregivers regarding tasks and personal demands. Results suggest that personal demands are perceived as more difficult than task demands and are associated to a greater extent with caregiver life satisfaction and… CONTINUE READING

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