16. Loneliness among informal caregivers aged 50+ in Europe [chapter]

Melanie Wagner, Martina Brandt
Ageing in Europe - Supporting Policies for an Inclusive Society  
▸ Across Europe, caregivers aged 50+ feel lonelier than non-caregivers of the same age ▸ Caregivers' loneliness is exacerbated due to their increased family responsibilities ▸ The gap between caregivers' and non-caregivers' loneliness differs across countries ▸ The availability of formal care services lessens caregivers' loneliness, on the macro level © 2015 M. Wagner and M. Brandt, published by De Gruyter. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0
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doi:10.1515/9783110444414-018 fatcat:rqvvoqiygveopkptwxkhff2utq