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Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Aging Parents: How to Help, How to Survive

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A thoroughly revised edition of the authoritative guide to caring for aging parents

For women and men who are involved in caring for aging parents, and for those who see caregiving in their future, this empathetic and practical book offers complete coverage of all the practical issues you are likely to confront--while addressing the emotional stress and particular needs of caregivers. Claire Berman, drawing on her own experiences, the experiences of many other adult children, and interviews with specialists in the geriatric field, discusses the wide range of emotions that can accompany caregiving.

This completely updated edition includes

• new discussions of the Internet as a tool for seniors

• new sources of prescription drugs

• information about emergency response systems

• recommended exercises and exercise videos and

adaptive clothing

• an extensively revised resources section

In a wise and compassionate voice, Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Aging Parents teaches you everything you need to know to help your parents through the stressful and humbling challenges of aging.

"A compassionate book that offers support for the caregiver, plus solid advice on how to fulfill your parents' needs without turning into a martyr." --Horizons

About the Author

Claire Berman specializes in writing about the emotional dimensions of relationships. Her other books include Making It as a Stepparent and The Day the Voices Stopped (with Ken Steele). She has appeared on national and local television and radio programs to promote her books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805079753
Author:
Berman, Claire
Publisher:
Owl Books (NY)
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Aging
Subject:
Aging parents
Subject:
Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Aging parents -- Care -- United States.
Subject:
Adult children of aging parents
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Aging
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third Edition
Publication Date:
20051231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.29 x 5.5 x 0.67 in

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