The resourceful caregiver: helping family caregivers help themselves
Mosby Lifeline, 1996 - Medical - 144 pages
The Resourceful Caregiver contains over 500 resources to help caregivers help themselves and their loved ones - everything from caregiver support organizations to national respite organizations; toll-free numbers for medical transport and many other useful services plus home shopping opportunities to make your life easier.
In addition to resources, the guide also offers support through perspective quotes and poems from other caregivers, helpful hints, and excerpts from NFCA's newsletter Take Care! Self-Care for the Family Caregiver. The National Family Caregivers Association's Principles of Caregiver Self Advocacy provide the foundation for inspirational chapter-ending articles.
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