Male caregivers may be less likely to ask for help

Male caregivers may be less likely to ask for help
By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – Among unpaid, informal caregivers of older people with illness or disability, male caregivers in particular can be ambivalent about asking for help, according to a new review. Caregivers are often family or close friends. In the U.K., for example, 58% of informal caregivers are female, according to lead author Dr. Nan Greenwood of Kingston University and St George’s at the University of London.
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