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- Wiley 2007; US$ 50.95
The lack of practical information available to the families of vulnerable individuals - and sometimes a similar lack of resources for the professionals who deal with them - can lead to frustration and in some cases tragedy. In this practical guide for anyone involved in caring for patients with challenging behaviour, Gráinne... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 77.99
"This is a wonderful resource for nurses and other healthcare professionals providing care for patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD)Ö.This unique book provides readers with access to multiple experts in the field and a wide variety of pertinent topics in the care of patients with PD. This is an excellent addition to the field and will be extremely... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
From bestselling author and clinical psychologist Janis Abrahms Spring comes a refreshingly honest and tender portrait of a devoted daughter caring for her father through his final years of life After her mother died, Janis Abrahms Spring "inherited" her father-Pop- and set off on an all-consuming five-year mission to make his days as rich and... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 10.99
Every day, thousands of people receive a diagnosis of serious, life-threatening illness, and their families and friends suddenly become caregivers. Despite the best of intentions it is not always easy to communicate well under these circumstances, or find deep empathy for something one has never before experienced. When is it best to speak, and when... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
In this eloquent collection of essays?from the editor of the national bestseller Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression ?contributors reveal their experiences in caring for family through illness and death Today, thirty million people look after frail family members in their own homes. This number will increase drastically over the next decade?as... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
Prologue Finding Our Better Selves The day I started writing this book, I spent hours commiserating by telephone with three friends who were being turned upside down by the needs of their aging parents. One lived a short distance from her mother, who was in precarious health, bouncing back and forth between home and hospital, unwilling to consider... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 8.99
When his mother-in-law died suddenly and his seriously ill father-in-law was left with no one to care for him, the author and his wife were thrust into the complex and overwhelming world of long-term care. Just months later his own father fell sick, and the couple struggled to help care for him too?from 1000 miles away. Over the next year-and-a-half,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
A survival guide with an insider's perspective, for the millions of unprepared caregivers of aging loved ones. As Americans are living longer, an unprecedented number of people now require long-term care during their last years. More than 15 million adult children now care for their elderly parents, and unsuspecting caregivers are usually unprepared... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 15.99
Foreword by Rachel Naomi Remen, MD ? xi Preface to the Revised Edition ? 1 Introduction ? 7 Part I: 20 Things People with Cancer Want You to Know 1. ?It?s okay to say or do the ?wrong? thing.? ? 15 2. ?I need to know you?re here for me, but if you can?t be, you can still show you care.? ? 23 3. ?I like to hear success stories,... more...