Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents

Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents

What Care Receivers Want

Book - 2006
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Navigating the Journey of Aging Parentsproposes an entirely unique approach to the field of gerontology, giving dependent care receivers a voice.

Caregivers will be made aware of what care receivers truly want during life's final chapters. Exploring issues of housing, spirituality, personal care and death, Cheryl Kuba has created a testament to the dependent elderly. This book draws on numerous interviews with aging people and discusses common caregiver mistakes and interpretations, what a caregiver should expect when an aging parent moves in, and how to care for an aging parent from afar. Kuba also delves into such phenomena as guilt, role reversal, changing family dynamics, financial stress, and caring for oneself while caring for another. The 22.4 million elderly people being cared for in the United States comprises the fastest growing segment of the population, making this reference on the opinions and concerns of care receivers invaluable.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. ; 2006
ISBN: 9780415952880
0415952883
Branch Call Number: ANF 306.8740846 KUBA
Characteristics: xxiii, 177 p. ; 23 cm

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