Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Aging Parents: How to Help, How to Survive

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Cengage Gale, 1996 - Social Science - 295 pages
For individuals who are involved in caring for aging parents, and for those who see caretaking in their future, this helpful, compassionate guide centers on the emotional stresses and needs of caregivers, while addressing all the practical issues they are likely to confront. From her own experience and that of dozens of other caring adult childrenas well as through interviews with specialists in the geriatric fieldauthor Claire Berman discusses the wide range of emotions that can accompany caregiving.

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Caregiving for an aging individual evokes an emotional roller coaster of feelings and needs in the caregiver, all of which call for recognition and resolution. Through an expert weave of personal ... Read full review


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Claire Berman, a widely published author of books and articles, specializes in writing about the emotional dimensions of relationships. Her other books include Making It as a Stepparent and The Golden Cradle. She has appeared on many national and local television and radio programs.

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