Snapshots of the lives of caregivers: "I do it because I love her and I care"

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Breanda Beagan
Robin Stadnyk
Charlotte Loppie
Nancy MadDonald
Barbara Hamilton-Hinch
Judy MacDonald
The Healthy Balance Research Program
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Halifax, NS

Illustrates the multiple responsibilities of women primary caregivers in the household, by photographs and narratives.
The Healthy Balance Research program worked to: examine the relationship among unpaid caregiving work (performed on its own or in combination with paid work), empowerment and health status; foster "uptake" of new ideas and practices in policies; promote innovation in programs and health-service delivery that reflects new insights into the values and expectations brought to caregiving and paid work; and, strengthen research capacity in Atlantic Canada by recruiting and retaining health researchers. It was a collaboration between the Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (ACEWH), Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women (NSACSW).

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ISBN 0968987613