Familismo and its impact on the family caregiving of Latinos with Alzheimer's disease: a complex narrative.

Despite the long-held view that Latinos' value and reliance on family leads to greater involvement of extended family in caring for sick members and reduced perception of burden, some research reports low levels of social support and high levels of distress among Latino caregivers. We explore this seeming discrepancy in a qualitative study of 41 Latino… CONTINUE READING