Research on the catastrophic effects of COVID-19 in long-term care homes is shedding light on avenues for positive change.
Families in Ghana are struggling to manage the long-term care of ageing relatives.
While enrolments for men over the age of 25 increased, numbers fell for women in this age group. A likely reason for the difference is caring responsibilities, which increased during the pandemic.
Children whose families benefit from social grants and family support interventions enjoy better health, nutrition and schooling.
The families of armed forces personnel feel alienated in civilian company and need more understanding from the general public.
The idea of family care is nice, but there are limits to what it can provide.