Emotional support from family members and subjective health in caregivers of the frail elderly at home in Japan.

@article{Okamoto2009EmotionalSF,
  title={Emotional support from family members and subjective health in caregivers of the frail elderly at home in Japan.},
  author={Kazushi Okamoto and Yuko Harasawa},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={
          138-41
        }
}
This study sought to determine the factors associated with subjective health in caregivers of the frail elderly living at home, using multivariate regression analysis. Data were collected from 130 caregivers of frail elderly persons listed on a roster for utilization of day service or short stay service from two Home Visit Nursing Care Stations, using self-administered questionnaire from January to February of 2005. Family caregivers were defined as co-residents family members who provided a… CONTINUE READING
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