Portland State University. College of Social Science
Dr. Leonard D. Cain
Date of Publication
Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T.) in Social Science
Older people -- United States, Desertion and non-support -- United States
1 online resource (65 p.)
This study examines the widely prevalent belief that adult children desert their elders.
Data which suggested considerable family support of elderly family members were collected over a period of one year through counseling families with dependent parents. These families exhibited confusion and lack of knowledge but not desertion.
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Harvey, Jill C., "Desertion of elderly by adult children" (1982). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3167.