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The Eldercare 911 Question And Answer Book

Author : Susan Beerman
ISBN : 9781615923663
Genre : Medical
File Size : 27. 94 MB
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Eldercare caregivers and professionals who enjoyed the clear, concise, practical information found in Eldercare 911: The Caregiver's Complete Handbook for Making Decisions-which Publishers Weekly called an excellent comprehensive guidebook-will welcome the authors' follow-up book: The Eldercare 911 Question and Answer Book.Both the content and format of this new essential book show the authors' unique understanding of what caregivers need most and have the hardest time finding: direct, practical, problem-solving answers that teach them to cope and help them regain control. The easy-to-read, relaxing informality of questions and answers-a one-of-a-kind format in eldercare books-simultaneously solves readers' problems and provides them with an often gently humorous, occasionally provocative, and frequently poignant look into the emotions and lives of their fellow caregivers. The authors continuously deliver the message: You are not alone.The Eldercare 911 Question and Answer Book offers caregivers new skills, outlined step by step, to help them manage the most important issues they face. Caregivers may smile, even laugh outright, as they recognize their family members among the Know It Alls, Guilt Trippers, Time Abusers, Demanders, Work Disrupters, and five more realistic categories. The authors show you how to say no to all of them!The authors dedicate full chapters to the singular needs of working caregivers, living with dementia, how to avoid burnout, and making the difficult transition to life after caregiving. Moreover, For Men Only and For Women Only discuss new issues originating from the different perceptions men and women bring to their caregiving jobs. The final chapter, Words of Hope and Encouragement, is, as one caregiver says, filled with words of comfort about this maelstrom which has no road maps, no absolutes ... to help me feel less alone and lost.Complete with helpful interactive worksheets and resource lists, this book's helpful mixture of humor, comforting support, and concrete advice offers invaluable support and practical advice.Susan Beerman, M.S., M.S.W. (Fresh Meadows, NY), is the coauthor of the highly acclaimed Eldercare 911. She is president of Barrister Advisory Services, which specializes in geriatrics. She lectures on eldercare and trains clients nationwide.Judith B. Rappaport-Musson, CSA (Jupiter, FL), is the coauthor of Eldercare 911. She is a Certified Senior Advisor and the cofounder and partner in Preferred Client Services, Inc., which specializes in eldercare management. She lectures on eldercare and trains clients nationwide.

Eldercare 911 Revised Updated And Expanded

Author : Susan Beerman
ISBN : 9781615920327
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 70. 29 MB
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Publishers Weekly hailed the first edition of Eldercare 911 as an excellent, comprehensive guidebook. Today it continues to be the best how to book on the market for anyone facing the challenges of caring for an elderly loved one. Now this revised, updated, and expanded edition will offer the best step-by-step recommendations for over 200 situations, providing even the most experienced family caregivers as well as professionals with invaluable new insights and guidance for managing eldercare needs. Through a wealth of concrete new and updated information and practical, easy-to-follow solutions to nearly every problem, the message throughout is You are not alone.These eldercare consultants have also added crucial new chapters on:· How to Protect Yourself from Toxic RelativesLearn how to survive the negative impact of know-it-alls, guilt trippers, parents in denial, and disappointers.· Aging in PlaceStep-by-step recommendations to make remaining in the home a safe option, including insights into evaluating parents' physical, psychological, emotional, and social needs.· Working Caregivers: A Balancing ActReduce stress and maximize time by learning how to prioritize conflicting responsibilities.· In Case of an EmergencyLearn how to prepare for unexpected problems and react without panic to reduce the stress of a variety of emergency situations.· Caregiver VoicesCaregivers share their wisdom to help others renew their strength and lighten their hearts.With tip sheets that conclude each chapter and journal space for expressing thoughts, Eldercare 911 helps caregivers face reality with support and encouragement while reminding them: When you've done the best you can, no one has the right to ask more of you.Susan Beerman, MS, MSW (Kew Garden Hills, NY), is president and founder of Barrister Advisory Services, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in geriatrics and individuals with special needs.Judith Rappaport-Musson, CSA (Jupiter, FL), is a partner and cofounder of Preferred Client Services, Inc., a geriatric care management and personal services firm. Her successful weekly Sunday column, Eldercare 911, appears in four Scripps Treasure Coast newspapers.

My First Question And Answer Book

Author : Camilla De la Bédoyère
ISBN : 178617331X
Genre : Children's questions and answers
File Size : 64. 59 MB
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This first book of questions and answers has all the age-old questions children like to ask, as well as some new questions Covering key subject areas, this book is perfect for younger readers. The fun questions are clearly answered and fantastic illustrations and photos help explain things further.

Your Name Is Hughes Hannibal Shanks

Author : Lela Knox Shanks
ISBN : 0803293283
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 40. 96 MB
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Your Name Is Hughes Hannibal Shanks is Lela Knox Shanks’s personal account of caring for her husband, Hughes, in their home after he was stricken with Alzheimer’s disease. Lela describes her initial denial, her discovery of coping skills, her eventual acceptance of his illness, and her ultimate recognition that the key to successful caregiving lies in never losing sight of the patient’s humanness. The book outlines twenty coping and survival strategies to guide caregivers to untapped inner resources and shows caregiving’s intangible rewards of increased self-respect and self-knowledge.

Aba Aarp Checklist For Family Caregivers A Guide To Making It Manageable

Author : Sally Balch Hurme
ISBN : 1634251512
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 50. 24 MB
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Caregiving is inevitably fraught with complex issues emotional as well as medical, financial, and legal. The ABA/AARP Checklist for Family Caregivers by Sally Balch Hurme can help organize the responsibilities that caregivers face. In one place, you ll be able to record and update the myriad details you need to keep track of. And if you don t know where to start, this invaluable tool tells you, step by step, what you need and why. You can easily personalize the to-do lists, either in the book or electronically, and have them available for quick reference for your caregiving team family, friends, aides, and medical, financial, and legal professionals. This new book third in the Checklist series from AARP and the ABA will save you time and simplify the daunting tasks of caregiving. Hurme shows you how to become a trusted steward without losing your sanity. A companion to the PBS documentary (June 2015) and Amy Goyer s ABA/AARP Juggling Life, Work, and Caregiving."

A Biblical Guide To Caring For People In Financial Trouble

Author : David A. Jones
ISBN : 9781312987159
Genre : Religion
File Size : 77. 98 MB
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A church education manual that helps pastors teach about finances. Helps meet congregational needs as well. Includes practical advice for caregivers. Filled with Scripture!

The Caregiver

Author : Aaron Alterra
ISBN : 9781501720581
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 65. 50 MB
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Aaron and Stella Alterra had been married for more than sixty years when Aaron began to notice puzzling lapses in his wife's memory. Innocuous at first, they became more severe and more alarming. After a series of appointments and tests, the Alterras were informed that Stella was one of the more than 4.5 million Americans with Alzheimer's disease. Combining medical research on the disease and often-painful anecdotes of memory loss, deteriorating motor functions, personality shifts, support-group and daycare experiences, and drug trials, Alterra chronicles his transformation from husband to caregiver after his wife's diagnosis. More than a chronology of one family's experience of Alzheimer's disease, The Caregiver is an intelligent, beautifully reflective testimony to how family members turned caregivers become the ultimate advocates for their loved ones in the face of a disease with no cure.

Questions Are The Answers

Author : Allan Pease
ISBN : 1920816062
Genre : Body language
File Size : 76. 19 MB
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How To Care For Aging Parents

Author : Virginia Morris
ISBN : 9780761134268
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 53. 89 MB
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Thoroughly updated and expanded, a compassionate, single-volume reference to the many emotional, legal, financial, medical, and logistical issues associated with caring for aging parents covers such areas as nursing homes, finances, finding a good doctor, legal arrangements, redefining parental relationships, and handling emotional challenges. Original.

The 10 Best Questions For Living With Alzheimer S

Author : Dede Bonner
ISBN : 9781416560852
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 76. 92 MB
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A good mind knows the right answers...but a great mind knows the right questions. And never are the 10 Best Questions™ more important than after the life-altering diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. Drawing on cutting-edge research and advice given by experts from the Alzheimer's Association, Mayo Clinic, and UCLA's Memory Clinic and Center for Aging -- as well as personal stories from caretakers, including television star and activist Linda Dano and nationally syndicated columnist Harriet Cole -- The 10 Best Questions™ for Living with Alzheimer's is a guide you'll take with you to your doctor's office and keep close at hand as your loved one progresses from the initial diagnosis through all the stages of the disease. In addition to the medical questions, you'll also learn what you need to ask your spouse or parent; questions to assess home safety issues, driving skills, and home care; and how to care for your own emotional, legal, and financial health. With a wealth of resources and up-to-the-minute information, The 10 Best Questions™ for Living with Alzheimer's shows you and your family how to move past a scary diagnosis and use the power of questions to become your own best health advocate -- for yourself and for your loved one.

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