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Research Letter
July 12, 2016

Trends in Caregiving Assistance for Home-Dwelling, Functionally Impaired Older Adults in the United States, 1998-2012

Author Affiliations
  • 1Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 2Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor

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JAMA. 2016;316(2):218-220. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6824

As more people in the United States age with chronic disease,1 needs for caregiving increase.2 Whether the source of caregiving for disabled older adults is changing is unknown. This study examined temporal trends in caregiving for home-dwelling older adults with functional disability.

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