Strain among caregivers: comparing the experiences of African American and Hispanic caregivers of Alzheimer's relatives.

@article{Cox1996StrainAC,
  title={Strain among caregivers: comparing the experiences of African American and Hispanic caregivers of Alzheimer's relatives.},
  author={Carole B Cox and Andrew Monk},
  journal={International journal of aging & human development},
  year={1996},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={93-105}
}
This study of the experiences of seventy-six Black and eighty-six Hispanic caregivers of Alzheimer's relatives sought to determine the factors characterizing the caregiving process and its outcomes, particularly personal and role strain, in each group. The findings reveal that Hispanics are more vulnerable to each type of strain and this may be partially attributed to their caring for more impaired relatives, their younger ages, and comparative lack of expressive supportive relationships. The… CONTINUE READING

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