It's Because I Love You: An Information Guide on Senior Caregiving

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AuthorHouse, 2012 - Caregivers - 118 pages

"Caregiving Does Not Need To Be A Burden."

Learn how to become a good caregiver and advocate. A short, informative book for caregivers, adult children, family members, and others to be used as a resource tool to assist with caring for a dependent person in today's complex healthcare system. Here is a tool for you to use for caring for, choosing the type of care as needed, preparing for the senior years, and understanding the feelings along the journey. You will refer to this book several times.

What you will get from this book:

  • Information about human needs, aging, common senior diseases, levels of care, and care planning.
  • Physical and psychological aspects of the loved one and caregiver.
  • Personal stories of experience and compassion will inspire and encourage you to meet the caregiver challenges.
  • Tips and checklists will help you as a caregiver and the family to understand the caring process and what is needed to prevent family stress and chaos.
  • Beautiful pictures will relax you and give meaning to the words nearby while the note space at the end of each chapter is available for you to write your questions, notes, and feelings.

Testimonials:

"This book is a composite of empirical and intuitive knowledge about caring for the elderly. It is an encompassing guide designed by a nurse who is passionate about both the elder and the caregiver(s)." Doris Davenport, DSN, RN, PNP, Professor of Nursing, Austin Peay State University

"A well thought out and detailed reference book. Very informative! A must read for anyone caring for or thinking about caring for a loved one. Cheryl Pallis, RN, Nursing Home RN

Linda Joan Arzente, BSN, RN has been successful in motivating and encouraging families and caregivers in making informed decisions regarding caregiving issues. Her compassion and empathy in her nursing care is reflected in this book.

 

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Contents

Human Needs 1
1
2 1
25
How Do I Choose Between Assisted 5 Living and LongTerm Care?
61
Taking Care of Yourself 7 7 9
79
Legal Issues 9 9 4
94
Sources
107
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