Baby Boomers Guide to Caring for Aging Parents

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John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 1997 - Social Science - 282 pages
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The dilemma of caring for aging parents is growing in importance, especially as a greater proportion of the population nears the age of fifty. Problems of health, finances, long term care become critical when one or both parents are no longer able to care and provide for themselves. This thoughtfully developed new guide is packed full of practical information on: How to have that difficult first conversation about an aging parent s future Determining the onset of conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer s Providing adequate insurance coverage and protecting financial assets Facing legal issues Selecting long term care and the appropriate nursing home Resource References for getting advice, information and counseling.

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User Review  - cherryschenck - LibraryThing

This book is so well written, and chock full of information! Easy to read, even i had no problem with it. I recommend this book to everyone who has aging parents, and also because you also will be needing this info someday! Read full review


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JENNIFER A. HOROWITZ is a graduate of Columbia University with a degree in education of the gifted from Teachers College and in writing from Barnard College. She has worked in New York City schools, with educational publishers and authors, and as an advisor to parents of gifted children.

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