Research Review on the Family Caregivers in Western Countries with the Background of Population Aging
YUAN Xiaobo;School of Politics and Administration,Tianjin Normal University;
Since 1980s, the researchers on Gerontology in western countries have been concerned about the research field of family caregivers. According to study the current researches and concepts, including the role experience of family caregivers and its influence, the social support for caregivers, the gender difference of family caregivers and so on, this article attempts to provide the theoretic experience for the research on family caregivers in China. However, the cross-cultural differences shows that we need to explore the Chinese characteristics in this research field.