Informal caregiving for seniors.

  title={Informal caregiving for seniors.},
  author={Annie Turner and Leanne C. Findlay},
  journal={Health reports},
  volume={23 3},
Based on data from the 2008/2009 Canadian Community Health Survey-Healthy Aging, this study examines the characteristics of people aged 45 or older who reported caring for a senior. It also describes the nature of the care provided and the positive and negative aspects of caregiving. More than one-third (35%) of Canadians aged 45 or older reported caring for a senior with a short- or long-term health condition or limitation. Compared with non-caregivers, those providing care to a senior were… CONTINUE READING

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