Sibling support in older age.

@article{Connidis1994SiblingSI,
  title={Sibling support in older age.},
  author={Ingrid Arnet Connidis},
  journal={Journal of gerontology},
  year={1994},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={
          S309-17
        }
}
Data from a multi-stage quota sample which includes 528 respondents aged 55 and over with at least one living sibling are used to examine instrumental support (financial, help during illness, other) from siblings, the perception of siblings as a source of support if needed (in a crisis, long-term illness, coresidence), and the characteristics of respondents and their sibling networks associated with receiving help and perceiving help to be available. A minority of respondents have received… CONTINUE READING

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