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15 Cards in this Set

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What two social trends over the last 30 years have affected upcoming elder care?
1. Delayed childbearing
2. Greater female presence in workforce
The Sandwich Generation created a generation of women who are simultaneously ... (3)?
1. Working full-time
2. Caring for minors
3. Responsible for the care of an elder.
What may results as a result of the Sandwich Generation in terms of caregiving?
The generation is more impacted by caregiver stress, and less likely to serve as caregivers to the elders.
Complex role configurations caught between roles of ... (3)?
1. Parenthood
2. Caregiver
3. Employee
Brody & Himes disagree about the Sandwich Generation in that ____ thinks it is a growing problem and _____thinks it is a myth particularly for child/parent care.
BRODY thinks it is a growing problem and HIMES thinks it is a myth particularly for child/parent care.
Spillman & Pezzin looked at ____ waves from 1984 to 1994.
Prevalence of chronic disability decreased from ___ to ___, which meant stable total number.
Decrease from 19.7 to 16.7
What is the percentage of stable prevalence of institutional use?
Incline/Decline in % receiving informal care and increase/decrease receiving formal care?
Decline, Increase
According to the Spillman & Pezzin study, did the number of spouses and children at risk for caregiving increase or decrease? What's the ratio?
Increase, 3.1 potential caregivers for each elder.
Did the number of people providing care increase or decrease according to Spillman & Pezzin? By how much?
Decrease, 13%
What age group was there an increase in the proportion of cargivers?
Middle-aged (45-54)
Men or Women dominate the caregiving field?
What percentage of potential caregivers with children under 15 are there?
What percentage of female potential caregivers who worked full time?