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Cruising through care giving : reducing the stress of caring for your loved one  Cover Image Book Book

Cruising through care giving : reducing the stress of caring for your loved one / Jenniger L. FitzPatrick, MSW, CSP.

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  • ISBN: 9781626343191
  • ISBN: 1626343195
  • Physical Description: xii, 330 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Austin, Texas : Greenleaf Book Group Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-316) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A word to help you chart your course -- Caregiving -- Let yourself off the hook -- An older adult is still an adult -- The whole caregiving crew is as important as your older loved one -- Think really hard before moving in -- Think really hard before you quit your job -- Don't be a martyr (because martyrs die) -- Fellow caregivers : they are who they are -- The senior care system : it is what it is -- Care costs money! -- The doctor doesn't know everything -- Advanced dementia caregiving : caregivers must be at the helm -- Renewing your caregiving commitment -- Your older loved one is dying -- Beyond caregiving -- Appendix. Meet the experts.
Summary, etc.:
"If you're facing the daunting reality that you're about to become a caregiver-- whether you planned for it or not-- Cruising through Caregiving is the down-to-earth and authoritative answer you need. Jennifer FitzPatrick has been through nearly every possible scenario on the caregiving spectrum, both professionally and personally, and she expertly shows you how to be a responsible, loving caregiver without being overcome by guilt, exhaustion, or worry"--
Subject: Older people > Home care.
Critically ill > Home care.
Care of the sick > Decision making.
Caregivers > Psychology.
Care of the sick > Psychological aspects.
Stress management.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hall Memorial Library - Ellington.


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Hall Memorial Library - Ellington 649.8084 FITZPATRICK (Text) 34037150831743 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

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