By United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

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The burden and stress of giving care are very real to the (mainly female) individuals that suffer from the inability or stress of having to care for an older disabled person and children in the household. When the care-giving burden and stress become unbearable, the result is often depression or abuse on the elderly. The situation is compounded by a lack of social support or a strain on financial resources. 21 Ageing in Asia and the Pacific: Emerging Issues and Successful Practices VI. SOCIAL INTEGRATION AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT Social integration of older persons provides older persons with a sense of purpose and place in a community.

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Maeda, D. and H. Ishikawa, 2000. Ageing in Japan: retirement, daily lives, pensions, and social security, in D. R. Phillips (Editor), 2000. Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Policies and Future Trends, Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies: London. Martin, L. and K. Kinsella, 1994. The demography of ageing in developing countries, in S. Preston and L. C. , 1990. Changing intergenerational family relations in East Asia, ANNALS,, Volume 510 (July): 102-114. , 1989. Living arrangements of the older persons in Fiji, Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines, Demography, Volume 26 (4): 627-643.

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