Daughters caregiving for hispanic and non-hispanic alzheimer patients: Does ethnicity make a difference?

@article{Mintzer1992DaughtersCF,
  title={Daughters caregiving for hispanic and non-hispanic alzheimer patients: Does ethnicity make a difference?},
  author={Jacobo E. Mintzer and Mark Rubert and David A. Loewenstein and Edgardo Gamez and Agustin Millor L.C.S.W. and Rocio Quinteros M.S. and Linda Flores and Ph.D. Meridith Miller R.N. and Adrianne Rainerman and M. D. Carl Eisdorfer},
  journal={Community Mental Health Journal},
  year={1992},
  volume={28},
  pages={293-303}
}
This study assessed Cuban-American Hispanic and White non-Hispanic daughters who were major caregivers for their mothers suffering from Alzheimer's Disease. Although patients in both ethnic groups did not differ in their level of cognitive and functional impairment, Cuban-American Hispanic patients were significantly more likely to be living in their daughters' homes while the White non-Hispanic patients resided in institutional settings. Caregivers were equivalent in their knowledge and… CONTINUE READING

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