I’ve created this page to collect relevant links to commentary and emerging studies on family caregiving and COVID-19; this list is not comprehensive, but a start. Writings focus mainly on family care for older adults, my own area of research. The content belongs solely to the authors as noted below.
Family Caregiving COVID-19 Studies
- Under the social services’ radar: community support to older people during the UK lockdown by Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham, Min Qin and Athina Vlachantoni
- Caregiving and COVID-19 Report by University of Pittsburg
- Caregivers’ Mental Health and Somatic Symptoms During Covid-19 by Sung S. Park
- Caregivers in Crisis: Caregiving in the time of Covid-19 by the Rosalynn Carter Institute
- Left in the Care of One: Spousal Caregiving in the Age of Covid-19 by Laura Mauldin
- The Forgotten Households: Households of young children with disabilities are not getting the support they need during the COVID-19 pandemic by the RAPID-EC project team
- Multiple research projects listed on the Carer Research and Knowledge Exchange Network (CAREN)
Commentaries and Policy Solutions
- Intergenerational Relationships, Family Caregiving Policy, and COVID-19 in the United States by Jeffrey E. Stokes and Sarah E. Patterson
- Supporting Family Caregivers in the Time of COVID-19: State Strategies by Courtney Roman and Rani Snyder (corresponding Center for Health Care Strategies recorded webinar and issue brief and infographic)
- Understanding the effects of Covid-19 through a life course lens
- The Shape of Care Podcast (with multiple special episodes on caregiving during corona) by Mindy Fried
- Transformational Responses to Covid-19: A Project of the Global Carework Network
- Family-Child Care Providers: Unsung Heroes in the Covid-19 Crisis
- Gender and Covid-19 , where you can find links to even more resources like A Care-Led Recovery from Coronavirus and Caring Under Covid-19.
New Books on Care (Not COVID specific)
- Home Care Fault Lines: Understanding Tensions and Creating Alliances by Cynthia J. Cranford
- Taking Care of Our Own: When Family Caregivers do Medical Work by Sherry N. Mong
Thank you to the Carework Network listserv and folks on Twitter for sharing some of their work and some of the resources listed above.