ElderCarelink Blog

Male caregiver’s ranks boosted by well spouses

by Carol Bursack
August 25th, 2011 at 9:00 am

Books have been written, articles published and columns run in newspapers with statistics that show women are the ones who step up to the plate as caregivers. While the numbers of female caregivers still outrank male caregivers, I would guess that the caregiver gender divide is much less marked when it comes to well spouses.

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“Life with Father”: the male caregiving experience

by Carol Bursack
August 5th, 2011 at 3:27 pm

Let’s put an end to the whining about men not taking on the caregiver role. While it’s true that the majority of our elders’ caregivers are women, the percentage of men who take on caregiving is increasing.

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