Family Facts #35

When controlling for available resources, African American and Hispanic couples were consistently more likely to provide assistance to elderly parents than white couples were.

“Assistance to Aging Parents and Parents-In-Law: Does Lineage Affect Family Allocation Decisions?”
Shuey, Kim
Hardy, Melissa A.
Journal of Marriage and Family Vol. 65, Number . May, 2003. Page(s) 418-431.

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Joe Carter

Joe Carter founded Evangelical Outpost in 2005. He is the web editor for First Things and an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. A fifteen-year Marine Corps veteran, he previously served as the managing editor for the online magazine Culture11 and The East Texas Tribune. Joe has also served as the Director of Research and Rapid Response for the Mike Huckabee for President campaign and as a director of communications for both the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity and Family Research Council. He is the co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicaton.

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