Caresharing: hiding frailty in a Florida retirement community.

  title={Caresharing: hiding frailty in a Florida retirement community.},
  author={Eleanor Krassen Covan},
  journal={Health care for women international},
  volume={19 5},
This paper presents research findings generated from a study of the structure of a "caresharing system" for the elderly who reside in a Florida retirement community during the last decade of the twentieth century. A caresharing system is a combination of strategies employed in order to maximize pleasure and minimize losses that might otherwise be associated with communal and individual aging processes. In this instance, the caresharing system entailed a series of conscious efforts to hide… CONTINUE READING