Working with Aging Families: Therapeutic Solutions for Caregivers, Spouses, & Adult Children

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W. W. Norton & Company, Aug 30, 2010 - Psychology - 276 pages

With today’s shifting demographics can arise tricky family issues—here are tips for therapists on how to steer clients through them.

As the average lifespan increases, so does the number of living generations, a recipe for some potentially complex family issues. This book offers therapeutic strategies to navigate the unique dynamics and experiences of today’s aging families, from the “sandwich generation” and caregiver burdens to divorce, bereavement, and much more.
 

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Kathleen W. Piercy, MSW, PhD, is an associate professor of family, consumer, and human development at Utah State University. She lives in North Logan, Utah.

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