THE ELDERCARE HANDBOOK - STELLA MORA
Product Code: 7691
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In this comprehensive and accessible guide, long-term care expert Stella Henry helps readers navigate the daunting logistics and powerful emotions of making care decisions for an elderly parent or loved one. Drawing from her 36 years as a registered nurse and a nursing home administrator, as well as her experience caring for both her parents (both of whom suffered from Alzheimer's), Henry tackles all the tough issues: spotting the warning signs of dementia, redefining sibling roles, doing a walk-through at an assisted living facility, making the move, and coping with "take me home!" demands. Very practical help for anyone facing care-giving for parents, Henry appears in the documentary, Embracing Aging: Families Facing Change.
"The ElderCare Handbook is fantastic. It has really helped in so many ways. Because of the check list for a rehab or nursing home system, I was able to tell my parents that the place my dad is in passed with flying colors. That opened them to more frank conversation about funerals, decisions, etc. I began talking differently to my Dad and it made a huge difference." - Bev Vander Molen
Paperback. 254 pages.