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Family Caregiving Across the Lifespan

Family Caregiving Across the Lifespan by Eva Kahana
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Examining caregiving issues from a multigenerational, family life cycle perspective, this volume deals with the broad spectrum of chronic illnesses that necessitate family caregiving throughout the lifespan and discusses responses to these challenges by both caregiving families and caregiving systems.

Part One addresses the caregiving paradigm and the relationship of family caregiving research to family life studies. Part Two examines conceptual aspects of caregiving, ranging from the expansion of the caregiving paradigm, caregiving processes and tasks, to the positive aspects of caregiving. Part Three emphasizes how family caregivers are affected by the connection (or lack of it) to macro-level systems.

SAGE Publications; March 1994
447 pages; ISBN 9781452254012
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Title: Family Caregiving Across the Lifespan
Author: Eva Kahana; David E. Biegel; May Wykle