How to Care for Aging Parents, 3rd Edition: A One-Stop Resource for All Your Medical, Financial, Housing, and Emotional Issues

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Workman Publishing, Oct 15, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 656 pages
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“The bible of eldercare”—ABC World News. “An indispensable book”—AARP. “A compassionate guide of encyclopedic proportion”—The Washington Post. And, winner of a Books for a Better Life Award. How to Care for Aging Parents is the best and bestselling boo

 

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SAD GIFT FOR A COUPLE

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WHEN AN AGING PARENT HAS HAD BACK SURGERY AND NEEDS CARE IT ALWAYS PUT A STRESS ON THE YOUNGER COUPLE. I KNOW THAT READING WHAT OTHERS HAVE DONE IN SIMILIAR SITUATION IS HELPFUL SO IT WAS A STRANGE CHRISTMAS GIFT. Read full review

Contents

GET READY GET SET
1
YOUR PARENT AND YOU
22
CARING FOR THE CAREGIVER
43
HEALTHY AGING
65
HEART MIND AND SOUL
83
TIPS FOR DAILY LIVING
102
GETTING HELP
134
MORE HELP AT HOME
152
PAYING FOR HEALTH CARE
346
LEGAL ISSUES
376
HOME AWAY FROM HOME
402
A GOOD NURSING HOME
426
MAKING THE MOVE WORK
442
THE AGING BRAIN
460
LIVING WITH DEMENTIA
480
CHAPTER 23 MANAGING FROM DAY TO DAY
499

THE INNER CIRCLE
169
DOCTOR DOS AND DONTS
193
THE BODY IMPERFECT PART I
214
THE BODY IMPERFECT PART II
254
MATTERS OF THE MIND
280
ON THE FIFTH FLOOR
294
PAYING THE WAY
322
THE LAST GOODBYE
521
THE AFTERMATH
554
GOOD GRIEF
567
YOURE NEXT
579
THE YELLOW PAGES OF HELP
599
INDEX
671
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About the author (2004)

Virginia Morris lectures on the topic of aging parents around the country and has been featured on a host of national media. She testified about eldercare issues before the U.S. Joint Economic Committee and is also the author of Talking About Death. Ms. Morris lives with her husband and two children in Sag Harbor, New York.

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