A Cast of Caregivers: Celebrity Stories to Help You Prepare to Care

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BalboaPress, Jan 1, 2013 - Family & Relationships - 550 pages
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What caregiving role will you play?
How will you avoid the caregiving cost drain?
Are you prepared for the end?
How will you overcome stress, burn-out, depression, guilt?
How will you find happiness and support?
How do you start the caregiving conversation with a loved one?
Are you caring for yourself while caregiving?

More than 65 million Americans are caring for a loved one yet most don’t know what they are facing or where to get help. Caregiving expert Sherri Snelling shines a spotlight on the world of caregiving and interviews celebrities who have taken the caregiving journey and shared their lessons learned. This how-to guide also covers caregiving topics A to Z, self-care advice and more. Inside you will find numerous expert interviews and tips on how to have the C-A-R-E Conversation℠ and how to find your Me Time Monday℠.

Written to inspire and empower you, this is your screenplay for health and happiness while caregiving. As Dorothy said in The Wizard of Oz, “Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”
Welcome to the Cast of Caregivers.

 

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Contents

STAR PERFORMANCES ACT I
3
Joan Lunden
23
Marg Helgenberger
41
Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker
55
Sylvia Mackey Mrs 88
71
Alan and David Osmond
85
Alana Stewart
103
CAREGIVER ACT II
119
Breakfast At Tiffanys
309
Twister
337
Planes Trains and Automobiles
345
Curtain Call How Will You Prepare for the End?
363
Refreshments How Will You Overcome Stress Burnout
383
Backdraft and the Magnificent Seven 7 Ways to Put Out the Flames of Burnout
399
Two for the Road Get Off the Guilt Trip
413
Cue Cards How Will You Find Happiness and Support?
431

The Parent Trap
137
The Sons Also Rise
155
Bravehearts
173
Angels in America
191
Rehearsals Which Caregiving Responsibilities Will You Face?
209
Raiders of the Lost Ark
225
Driving Miss Daisy
243
My Man Godfrey
279
Lost in Translation
295
ACT III
449
Reality Show How Do You Find Time for Yourself?
461
Thats aWrap
467
Resources You Are Not Alone
489
End Credits
501
About the Author
511
467
518
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Sherri Snelling, CEO of the Caregiving Club,™ writes a blog reaching millions on how to balance self-care while caregiving, executive produces and hosts a caregiving cable TV program and is creator of the Me Time MondaySM caregiving video tips in support of the non-profit Healthy Monday campaigns. She is former Chairman of the National Alliance for Caregiving. Sherri is a USC graduate and resides in Southern California.

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