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Living in the Community With Dementia: Who Receives Paid Care?

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Summary of "Living in the Community With Dementia: Who Receives Paid Care?"

Paid caregivers (eg, home health aides and personal care attendants) provide hands-on care that helps individuals with dementia live in the community. This study (a) characterizes paid caregiving among community-dwelling individuals with dementia and (b) identifies factors associated with receipt of paid care.

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Name: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
ISSN: 1532-5415
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