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Who cares? Provision of Care and Assistance Among Older Persons in the Philippines

Abalos, Jeofrey; Saito, Yasuhiko; Cruz, Grace T; Booth, Heather


Objective: This study aims to examine the provision of assistance among older persons in the Philippines who experience difficulty with activities of daily living (ADLs) or instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs). Method: Data for this research are drawn from the 2007 Philippine Study on Aging (PSOA). Cross-tabulations and regression analyses are used to identify who provides assistance to older Filipinos. Results: The study shows that the Filipino family, particularly spouse and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Aging and Health
DOI: 10.1177/0898264318799219


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