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How to care for aging parents : a one-stop resource for all your medical, financial, housing, and emotional issues / Virginia Morris ; foreword by Jennie Chin Hansen.

Morris, Virginia (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9780761166764
  • ISBN: 0761166769
  • Physical Description: xvi, 671 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Third edition completely revised and expanded--Title page.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
First things first -- Your parent and you -- Caring for the caregiver -- The inner circle -- A healthier body -- A happier soul -- Tips for daily living -- Getting help -- Paid help at home -- Rx for the elderly -- The body imperfect: Part 1 -- The body imperfect: Part 2 -- Matters of the mind -- In the hospital -- Paying the way -- Avoiding fraud -- Paying for health care -- Legal issues -- Moving out, moving in -- An array of housing options -- A good nursing home -- Making the move work -- The aging brain -- Living with dementia -- Managing day to day -- Nearing the end -- The aftermath -- Good grief -- You're next.
Summary, etc.:
How to Care for Aging Parents is an authoritative, clear, and comforting source of advice and support for the ever-growing number of Americans--now 42 million--who care for an elderly parent, relative, or friend. And now, in its third edition, it is completely overhauled and updated, chapter-by-chapter and page-by-page, with the most recent medical findings and recommendations. It includes a whole new chapter on fraud; details on the latest "aging in place" technologies; more helpful online resources; and everything you need to know about current laws and regulations. Also new are fill-in worksheets for gathering specifics on medications; caregivers' names, schedules, and contact info; doctors' phone numbers and addresses; and other essential information in one handy place at the back of the book. From having that first difficult conversation to arranging a funeral and dealing with grief--and all of the other important issues in between--How to Care for Aging Parents is the essential guide.
Subject: Aging parents > Family relationships > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Aging parents > Care > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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