older lesbian , gay , and bisexual adults ' ' That ' s what friends do ' ' : Informal caregiving for chronically ill midlife and

@inproceedings{Muraco2011olderL,
  title={older lesbian , gay , and bisexual adults ' ' That ' s what friends do ' ' : Informal caregiving for chronically ill midlife and},
  author={Anna Muraco and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen},
  year={2011}
}
This study examines the relationships between friends; a caregiver who provides care to a care recipient, who is a lesbian, gay, or bisexual (LGB) adult over age 50 in need of assistance due to chronic physical or mental health conditions. Using a sample of 18 care pairs (n 1⁄4 36), this work examines qualitative interview data. Findings from the study include: (a) both the care recipient and the caregiver receive benefits from the friendship; (b) caregiving alters and challenges the friendship… CONTINUE READING

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