Health-promoting behavior and quality of life among caregivers and non-caregivers in Taiwan: a comparative study.

@article{Lo2009HealthpromotingBA,
  title={Health-promoting behavior and quality of life among caregivers and non-caregivers in Taiwan: a comparative study.},
  author={Mei Han Lo},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={65 8},
  pages={1695-704}
}
AIM This paper is a report of a study conducted to compare middle-aged female family caregivers and non-caregivers in terms of: (a) differences in quality of life and health-promoting lifestyle behaviors; and (b) the relationship between health-promoting lifestyle behaviors and quality of life. BACKGROUND Caregiving for older relatives is a stressful responsibility that detracts from the quality of life of female caregivers and imposes barriers to practising healthy behaviors. Recent studies… CONTINUE READING

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