A Caregiver's Challenge: Living, Loving, Letting Go

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Iuniverse Inc, May 1, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 152 pages
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When someone you love falls seriously ill, your relationship goes into shock. Advice for patients abounds, but caregivers need help too.

How do you stay open and loving when fear closes in?

How do you discuss things you never wanted to talk about?

How do you learn to accept the unacceptable?

How do you help your partner through this final difficult passage?

How can you survive the changes you face?

"A Caregiver's Challenge" offers a roadmap and survival guide. You'll discover how to deal with your new role in this book filled with resources, recommendations, exercises, and questions to explore. As she shares her own experiences, Maryann Schacht leads you, supports you through this rough journey.

Maryann Schacht, MSW, BCD, worked with families in crisis for many years. This book developed out of her own experience caring for her terminally ill husband.

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Contents

Introduction
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Diagnosis
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Who Are You after You Face Your Shadow?
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Copyright

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