Intergenerational caregiving: adult caregivers and their aging parents

  title={Intergenerational caregiving: adult caregivers and their aging parents},
  author={B. J. Bowers},
  journal={Advances in Nursing Science},
  • B. J. Bowers
  • Published 1987
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Advances in Nursing Science
  • Theory-generating methodologies can be used to add to our knowledge in areas that are already well researched in addition to areas that have not been extensively studied. The study presented here demonstrates how the grounded-theory method was used to generate a new theory of intergenerational caregiving. Analysis revealed five conceptually distinct, overlapping categories of caregiving. Only one of these includes what is generally considered to be caregiving, that is, hands-on caregiving… CONTINUE READING
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