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Walking on eggshells : caring for a critically ill loved one / by Amy Sales.

Sales, Amy. (Author).
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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

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Clayton-Liberty Township Public Library - Main 362.17 SAL (Text) 38324000377697 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 362.17 SAL (Text) 32604000201841 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 362.175 SALES (Text) 32826011907631 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library 362.175 SAL (Text) 39206020706972 NonFiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 362.175 SAL (Text) 31951003782312 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780882823805
  • ISBN: 0882823809
  • Physical Description: x, 227 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Far Hills, N.J. : New Horizon Press, [2012]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 223).
Formatted Contents Note:
Life after the diagnosis -- When finding the right words seems impossible -- Who to tell what and when to tell it -- Talking to your children about terminal illness and dying -- How to prepare for medical appointments -- Handling finances -- Taking care of yourself -- Caring for a young child with a life-threatening illness -- Caring for an adult child with a life-threatening illness -- Caring for a spouse with a life-threatening illness -- Caring for a parent with a life-threatening illness -- Progression of hope -- Preparing for and adjusting to hospitalizations -- Handling bad news -- Anticipating the end of life -- What is hospice and how do we talk about it? -- Understanding the physical and emotional needs of your dying loved one -- What does death look like? -- Should children go to funerals? -- After your loved one dies -- Reentry.
Summary, etc.:
"Dealing with a loved one's life-threatening illness brings difficult and daunting tasks for caregivers. Not knowing when and how to say things and what to do is frightening. Caregivers often feel they are "walking on eggshells." This valuable, practical guide offers comfort, support and advice for managing economic, emotional and daily stressors from day one of the diagnosis" -- Publisher's description.
Subject: Terminal care.
Terminally ill > Family relationships.
Death > Psychological aspects.
Terminally ill > Psychology.
Palliative treatment.

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