Elder Rage: Or, Take My Father-- Please! : how to Survive Caring for Aging Parents

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Impressive Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 346 pages
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Elder Rage, or Take My Father... Please: How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents--is a riveting true story as well as an extensive self-help book, with solutions for effective management, medically and behaviorally, of challenging elders who resist care. Jacqueline Marcell's poignant and often-humorous story of caring for her challenging elderly father and sweet but frail mother, addresses issues like how to get an obstinate elder to: give up driving, accept a caregiver, see a different doctor, take medication, go to adult day care, move to a new residence, etc. Includes: Behavior Modification Guidelines, 25 Q&A's=How Do I Handle My Elderly Loved One Who...?, Long-Term Care Insurance, Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer's, How is Alzheimer's Diagnosed, Three Stages of Alzheimer's, Startling Statistics, Other Diseases That Act Like Alzheimer's, Jacqueline's Top Ten Recommendations, Hope For The Future, The Search for the Cure, Valuable Resources, Recommended Reading. Internationally known dementia specialist, Rodman Shankle, MS MD, contributes the Addendum: A Physician's Guide to Treating Dementia. Over 50 endorsements include: Hugh Downs, Regis Philbin, Dr. Dean Edell, Duke University Center for Aging, Dr. Nancy Snyderman/ABC News, Leeza Gibbons, Senator John D. Rockefeller IV, Rudy Tanzi/Harvard Medical School, and The Johns Hopkins Memory Clinic. http://www.elderrage.com

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Announcement: I recently recorded my book, Elder Rage, as an audio book available at Amazon and Audible Books. I am honored it is a Book-of-the-Month Club selection receiving 400+ 5-Star Amazon reviews, 50+ endorsements (ElderRage.com/Review.asp), required reading at numerous universities, and considered for a film.
--Jacqueline Marcell, Author, 'Elder Rage', International Speaker on Eldercare and Alzheimer's
 

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This is a fabulous book for caregivers full of useful life hacks If you are a caregiver this book could SAVE YOUR LIFE! Helpful and Entertaining: Wonderful book for caregivers Once I found time to ... Read full review

Contents

IF IT ISNT TEN THINGSITS TWENTY
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HYDE STRUNG IN PLAIN SIGHT
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MY LITTLE GANG OF RASCALS
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Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Former professional photographer, college professor and television executive, turned author / publisher / speaker and eldercare advocate, because of her experience of caring for her elderly parents.

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