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Life with Pop Lessons on Caring for an Aging Parent

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ISBN-10: 1583333959

ISBN-13: 9781583333952

Edition: N/A

Authors: Janis Abrahms Spring, Michael Spring

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From bestselling author and clinical psychologist Janis Abrahms Spring comes a refreshingly honest and tender portrait of a devoted daughter caring for her father through his final years of life After her mother died, Janis Abrahms Spring "inherited" her father-Pop- and set off on an all-consuming five-year mission to make his days as rich and comfortable as possible. This is their story, overflowing with humor, insight, and love. In beautifully crafted vignettes, spring brings their deepening relationship to life-both the joy and the imposition, the happiness and the heartaches. From her unique perspective as a clinical psychologist, Spring explores the emotional and practical complexities…    
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List price: $16.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Days of Awe, October 3, 2005
A Good Woman Dies, October 21, 2000
Self-forgiveness
The Funeral, October 24, 2000
Home Care, December 10, 2000
Independent Living, February 8, 2001
Summerwood, February 28, 2001
The Hardware Store, March 1, 2001
Guilt and Sorrow
Shall We Dance?, March 18, 2001
A Fraternity of Men, April 24, 2001
"Last Night, When We Were Young," April 25, 2001
Elizabeth Park, May 25, 2001
Name-calling, May 30, 2001
A Perfect Fit, June 10, 2001
The Responsible Child
Transitions, July 8 and 15, 2001
The Podiatrist, July 16 and 20, 2001
Estee, August 9, 2001
The Pill Dispenser, September 30, 2001
Who Wants to Treat a Medicare Patient?
Remembering Mom, October 18, 2001
Money Secrets, December 6, 2001
The Lost Watch, January 5, 2002
Prunes, January 19, 2002
Harold, February 22 and 29, 2002
To Be of Use, April 8, 2002
Why I Visit Dad, May 30, 2002
Generations
People Skills, June 19, 2002
Sophie, July 8, 2002
Choices, September 10, 2002
The Driving Test, October 18-19, 2002
An Apple for Ruth, December 8, 2002
The Dream, February 18-21, 2003
Locked in the Car, April 30, 2003
Too Tired to Bother, June 15, 2003
A Great Bagel, July 25, 2003
An Act of Kindness, September 1, 2003
The Pee Bottle, October 20-24, 2003
A Good Poop, November 12, 2003
It's My Turn, February 3, 2004
Ingratitude
Valentine's Day, February 14, 2004
Baby Steps, March 15, 2004
A Nice Fruit Salad, April 28, 2004
Engagement Party, May 7, 2004
Muriel, May 14, 2004
A Trip to Goodspeed, May 16, 2004
Shavuot, May 24, 2004
Private Parts, May 24, 2004
The Gift, May 26, 2004
Five More Years, June 4, 2004
Robin
The Emergency Room, June 21, 2004
The Lesson, July 20, 2004
The Walker, August 10, 2004
Early Alzheimer's, September 5-6, 2004
More Secrets, September 25, 2004
Car Talk, October 30, 2004
Dial-a-Ride, December 1 and 4, 2004
The Birthday Party, December 18, 2004
Forgiveness, December 20, 2004
Forgiveness Redux
Who Are You?, January 12, 2005
A Taste of Mortality, January 17, 2005
Time Flies, January 18, 2005
Life and Death, January 19, 2005
A Day in the Madhouse, January 26, 2005
Glue Pudding, February 13, 2005
The Empty Chair, March 13-15, 2005
Like an Animal, April 3-4, 2005
Elder Abuse
A Day in the Park, April 15, 2005
Human Touch, April 30, 2005
Replacing Mom, May 1, 2005
A Sense of Humor, May 7, 2005
Karma, May 24, 2005
OCD, June 3, 2005
The Fight, June 11, 2005
Short-term Memory Loss, July 16, 2005
The Caretaker, July 27, 2005
Rome, Shmome, August 1, 2005
Compassion Fatigue, August 11, 2005
Meryl
Diaper Dependence, August 20, 2005
The Language of Love, August 26, 2005
Silence Is Golden, September 7, 2005
Tillie, September 8, 2005
Another Day, Another Crisis, September 23-24, 2005
The J-tube, September 25, 2005
Pop, the Book, September 26, 2005
Terry Schiavo, September 26, 2005
Sibling Rivalry, September 27, 2005
More Sibling Rivalry
DNR, September 27, 2005
Human Errors, September 27-28, 2005
Unspoken Words, September 28, 2005
The D Word, September 29, 2005
Indecision, September 30, 2005
Joan
The Shame of Money, October 1, 2005
The Consultation, October 3, 2005
Hospice, October 5, 2005
A Visit from Sister Sue, October 6, 2005
Regret
A Good Man Dies, October 7, 2005
On Growing Old, October 16, 2005
Days of Awe, October 3, 2005