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Study looks at impact of childcare on elderly immigrants

By Melanie Peters | China Daily | Updated: 2017-07-29 07:15

Caring for grandchildren may be beneficial for mental health, but only if caregiving responsibilities are not burdensome to the elderly, a study on Chinese immigrants living in America has found.

Research from the ongoing Population Study of Chinese Elderly (PINE), in Chicago, was carried in the recent The Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences Volume 72:S1.

Researchers doctors Man Guo, Ling Xu, and Xin Qidong from the PINE study interviewed more than 3000 elderly Chinese immigrants living in the US.

Study looks at impact of childcare on elderly immigrants

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