How to Care for Aging Parents

A One-stop Resource for All your Medical, Financial, Housing, and Emotional Issues

Morris, Virginia

Book - 2014
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
How to Care for Aging Parents
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.

Publisher: New York :, Workman Publishing,, 2014
Edition: 3rd edition
ISBN: 9780761166764
Branch Call Number: 649.8 M877h 2014
Characteristics: xvi, 671 pages ;,23 cm


From Library Staff

Words of wisdom from the author: *No matter where you are in the process, whether you're just starting out or already deeply enmeshed, the most important thing you can do for your aging parent, and for yourself, is this: Be prepared for what might come.* This book is an indispensable resource for... Read More »

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