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Caregiving of older adults

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Care -- United States.,
    • Caregivers -- Services for -- United States.,
    • Adult children -- Services for -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLouise G. Fradkin and Angela Heath.
      SeriesChoices and challenges
      ContributionsHeath, Angela.
      LC ClassificationsHV1461 .F68 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 250 p. :
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1730173M
      ISBN 100874366712
      LC Control Number92034591

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This new care system aims to provide supports (e.g., distribute monthly voucher to older adults to purchase services in the community; provide supplemental coverage of out-of-pocket medical fees for.

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Patients play a sizable role in their own care, not just as recipients of care services but also as prominent actors in the delivery process. Moreover, family members, friends, and other unpaid caregivers .