Daughters, not Sons, become Caregivers for their Aging Parents

August 19, 2014 2:47 PM

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Daughters, not Sons, become Caregivers for their Aging Parents

Having daughters might be better than have sons, a new study suggested. According to the study researcher, Angelina Grigoryeva, a doctoral candidate in sociology at Princeton University, women are more likely than men to do as much as they can in providing care for their aging parents.

In this study, Grigoryeva analyzed data taken from the University of Michigan Health and Retirement Study in 2004. The study collected information every two years on a nationally representative sample of more than 26,000 people over the age of 50. Grigoryeva focused on the role of daughters and sons...

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