Elder care and the impact of caregiver strain on the health of employed caregivers.

  title={Elder care and the impact of caregiver strain on the health of employed caregivers.},
  author={Linda Duxbury and Christopher Paul Higgins and R. Michael Smart},
  volume={40 1},
OBJECTIVE As the baby-boom generation moves towards middle age, and their parents toward old age, the number of employees who combine care for an elderly dependant and work will increase in number. These employees are "at risk" of experiencing caregiver strain. This paper advances our understanding of these trends by examining the relationship between caregiver strain and the health of employed caregivers. PARTICIPANTS Our study involved the analysis of data from the 2001 Canadian National… CONTINUE READING

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