The impact of different types of informal caregiving on cognitive functioning of older caregivers: Evidence from a longitudinal, population-based study in Germany.

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Summary of "The impact of different types of informal caregiving on cognitive functioning of older caregivers: Evidence from a longitudinal, population-based study in Germany."

This study's aim was to investigate the influence of different caregiving types on cognitive functioning of caregivers aged 65 years and older longitudinally and to look at potential gender differences in this association.


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Name: Social science & medicine (1982)
ISSN: 1873-5347
Pages: 12-19


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