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Family Caregiving in an Aging Society
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Family Caregiving in an Aging Society
Policy Perspectives

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Volume: 5
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Aging & Gerontology

© 1995 | 216 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Despite substantial efforts to support family caregivers in the United States, there remains no coherent philosophy behind these efforts. Contributors to this book analyze family caregiving policy for the elderly and examine the ramifications of various changes in current US policy. Issues explored include the diversity in family responses to family care, and current family caregiving programmes including those designed for the caregivers themselves. The book also contains an appraisal of inconsistent policies regarding family compensation and the family's status in allocating formal care. The editors conclude with their own recommendations for an optimal long-term care policy.
Robyn Stone
Foreword
Rosalie A Kane and Joan D Penrod
In Search of Family Caregiving Policy
General Considerations  
Elaine M Brody
Prospects for Family Caregiving
Response to Change, Continuity and Diversity  
Rhonda J V Montgomery
Examining Respite Care
Promises and Limitations  
Vernon L Greene and Patricia D Coleman
Direct Services for Family Caregivers
Next Steps for Public Policy  
Nathan L Linsk et al
Compensation of Family Care for the Elderly
Pamela Doty
Family Caregiving and Access to Publicly Funded Home Care
Implicit and Explicit Influences on Decision Making  
Marshall B Kapp
Legal and Ethical Issues in Family Caregiving and the Role of Public Policy
Rosalie A Kane and Joan D Penrod
Toward a Caregiving Policy for the Aging Family

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ISBN: 9780803951488
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