The Caregiver's Essential Handbook

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McGraw-Hill Education, Jan 24, 2003 - Psychology - 192 pages

For the 54 million Americans who currently care for aging parents and loved ones, this important resource provides essential information for solving day-to-day problems in the real world.

The Caregiver's Essential Handbook includes valuable insights and commonsense tips from those who have walked in their shoes: nursing professionals, physical therapists, social workers, and loving family members whose creativity and resurcefulness offer immediate help to those in need. Here are practical solutions for saving money on medication; getting doctors to really listen; making life easier for people who are visually, hearing, or mentally impaired; and most important, taking care of oneself.

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About the author (2003)

Sasha Carr, M.S., a doctoral student in clinical health psychology, focuses her research and clinical work on the health and well-being of elderly people and their caregivers.

Sandra Choron is the author of several books.

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