A survival guide for family caregivers: strength, support, and sources of help for all those caring for aging or impaired family members
Offering strength, support, and sources of help, here is a compassionate, common-sense guide for the growing numbers of adults--spouses, children, and others--who must care for an older or chronically ill person.
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What on Earth Is a Caregiver?
Walk Around in Their Shoes
Facing Old Age
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