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Taking Care of Aging Family Members, Rev. Ed A Practical Guide

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ISBN-10: 0029195187

ISBN-13: 9780029195185

Edition: 1993

Authors: Wendy Lustbader, Nancy Hooyman, Nancy Hooyman

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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 10/18/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 356
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Nancy R. Hooyman is the Hooyman Endowed Professor and dean emerita at the University of Washington, School of Social Work. In addition to numerous awards and fellowships, she is the author of eight books and more than one hundred articles.Betty J. Kramer is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Social Work. She is a nationally recognized social work leader in the field of palliative and end-of-life care, the recipient of numerous awards and honors, and the coeditor of Men as Caregivers: Theory, Research, and Service Implications.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Taking Care of the Caregivers
Partners as Caregivers
Siblings Sharing the Care
Special Considerations in Caregiving
Making Difficult Decisions
Neighbors, Friends, and Other Helpers
Coping with Memory Loss
Coping with Physical Limitations
Depression in Reaction to Illness and Disability
Financial Strains in Caregiving
Bringing Services into the Older Person's Home
Using Services Outside the Home
Living Together in the Caregiver's Home
Alternative Living Situations
Extending Family Caregiving into the Nursing Home
Index