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Caregiver's Survival Handbook Caring for Your Aging Parents Without Losing Yourself

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ISBN-10: 0399536426

ISBN-13: 9780399536427

Edition: Revised 

Authors: Alexis Abramson, Mary Anne Dunkin

List price: $15.95
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Being a caregiver can be rewarding but demanding work-and more than 40 million adult children find themselves experiencing the double duty of caring for their elders as they try to carry on a life of their own. The mission of this book is to help caregivers figure out how to look after aging loved ones, provide for other family members, and attend to their own career-without losing themselves in the process. In this supportive, reassuring, and practical guide, Doctor Alexis addresses the most pressing concerns, including such issues as how to: * Get all family members to pitch in * Let go of feelings of guilt * Avoid conflict with an aging loved one * Foster independence in the elderly *…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Introduction
How Can I Juggle My Various Responsibilities?
Why Do I Feel So Guilty?
How Can I Get Family Members to Help?
How Can I Avoid Butting Heads With My Parent?
How Can I Foster My Parent's Independence?
How Can I Cope With Caregiving and a Career?
Will I Ever Get My Life Back?
Conclusion
Resources for Caregivers
Resources for Seniors
Index