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Transfering support and care by elderly Basque people in time of crisis

  Date:
 Type: Comunicaciones
 Line of Knowledge: Área psicosocial
 Location: 57th Congress of the Spanish Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (San Sebastián)
 Professionals: Elena del Barrio, Mayte Sancho, Olga Mayoral

Family is still the reference unit for the elderly, both when receiving support and when they are the object of their solidarity. It is highlighted that the assistance provided by the elderly to other homes or to family members is important as they serve to alleviate the needs not covered by public services.