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The gift of caring : saving our parents from the perils of modern healthcare / Marcy Cottrell Houle, M.S. and Elizabeth Eckstrom, MD, MPH.

Houle, Marcy Cottrell, 1953- author. (Author). Eckstrom, Elizabeth N., author. (Added Author). Kaye, Randye, narrator. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781515908906
  • Physical Description: 9 audio discs (11 hrs.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor Media, 2015.

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General Note: Comapct discs.
Unabridged.
Bonus material : This audiobook includes appendices in printable PDF format.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Randye Kaye.
Summary, etc.: "In the next few years, 66 million Americans will be caring for an aging parent. "Over eighty-five" is the nation's fastest growing age group, a trend that keeps growing as ten thousand Americans turn sixty-five every day. The desire to help our elders navigate health issues is clear and universal--how to assure proper care and a good ending is not. Combining adroit storytelling skills with expert advice, this book brings the reader into the all-too-familiar scenarios facing our aging parents and offers answers to questions we may not know to ask until it's too late"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Aging parents > Care.
Aging parents > Health and hygiene.
Aging parents > Medical care.
Adult children of aging parents.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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