Blessed is She: Elder Care : Women's Stories of Choice, Challenge, and Commitment

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Nanette J. Davis, Ph.D., 2008 - Religion - 289 pages
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Drawing its title from Psalm 41 -"Blessed is she who has regard for the weak; the Lord delivers her in times of trouble" -Blessed is She delves into the lives of more than 60 women caring for elderly loved ones.
 

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Contents

the national Picture of caregiving
9
caregivers and care receivers a Statistical Profile
26
caregiver Snapshots
40
caregiver Burden
54
Identity Who am I anyway?
77
the EverWidening circle of codependency
101
oh For a caring medical System
117
the Face of Parkinsons disease
138
the costs of altruism
166
advocating in Institutional Settings
190
affirmations and Spiritual openings
209
Wisdom of the heart
234
the Ingenious caregiver
250
the alphabet of Spiritual affirmations for caregivers
265
Index
284
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