Stigmatized and perpetual parents: older parents caring for adult children with life-long disabilities

Timothy B. Kelly, Nancy P. Kropf

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    Abstract

    While the popular press focuses on the dependency of the aged population, large numbers of elders provide care for family members rather than receive care. Explores the unique stresses and strains in the caregiving relationships between older parents and their adult children with developmental disabilities or mental illness. (Original abstract-amended)
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3-16
    Number of pages14
    JournalJournal of Gerontological Social Work
    Volume24
    Issue number1/2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1995

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