Caring for Your Aging Parents
Sourcebooks, Inc., May 1, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 256 pages
The fastest-growing segment of our population is people 85 and older, and many of them are now cared for by their children. This comforting and poignant guide bridges the gap between elderly parents and the adult children who care for them, with trusted answers to questions most asked by caregivers in this challenging situation. Covering health, finances, living arrangements, communication, and emotional struggles, Caring for Your Aging Parents offers caring, professional advice for the increasingly difficult decisions that caregivers face, including: Making the right choice between home care and assisted living Coping with memory-loss and dementia Expressing care and concern without sending mixed messages Counteracting negative behavior Encouraging other family members to help with caregiving Managing stress and taking care of yourself With a wealth of resources and reassuring answers, Caring for Your Aging Parents helps caregivers foster a loving, cooperative relationship with their parents in this new chapter of their life.
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This was the next best thing to a support group for me. It helped me to have some insite into what my 88yo mom was going thru with aging and losing her ability to take care of herself. It helped me ... Read full review
this book was incredibly helpful in understanding my elderly mother. I'd recommend it to anyone dealing with elder parents.
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