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Final payments: socio-economic costs of palliative home caregiving in the last month of life  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/cross_cex/final-payments.pdf

Assesses the socio-economic costs and benefits for both female and male informal and formal caregivers providing palliative home care (focusing on the last month of life) to a cancer or AIDS patient. Examines a comprehensive set of costs and benefits-including social, economic, emotional, psychological and spiritual-experienced by these caregivers.

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Published: 2002
Caring for/caring about: women, home care, and unpaid caregiving
Explores the nature of caring in Canada, and examines reseach on women, home care and unpaid caregiving. Identifies the social conditions under which caregiving is undertaken. Also examines the experiences of women who care.
Published: 2004