Cast Me Not Off When I Am Old: A Sourcebook For The Aging, Their Families, And Caretakers
"Cast Me Not Off" helps the elderly and those who care for them make choices to maximize the quality of life in later years. Part I contains housing options and questions to consider when contemplating each choice. Part II contains vignettes from nursing homes to help family and staff learn how to reach out to residents. Part III contains readings and prayers that will be useful for the frail elderly and their caretakers.
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