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Sons Caring For A Parent With Dementia Summary

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Summary of Scholarly Research The article “Roles and Coping Strategies of Sons Caring for a Parent With Dementia” addresses the specific demographic of sons caring for a parent (or parent-in-law) with dementia and explores the roles and coping strategies of these individuals as well as the emotional impact that care giving has on them. The participants were recruited through information about the study that was provided to group participants and health care providers as well as paper and online flyers. The data was gathered using a semi-structured interview either over the phone or in person and these interviews were conducted over a two year span (from 2011-2013). Many of the participants became care givers based on their relationship with
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