The complete eldercare planner: where to start, questions to ask, and how to find help

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Publisher:
Hyperion,
Pub. Date:
1997
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2nd ed.
Language:
English
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"Am I doing the right thing?" "I work full-time -- how can I be in two places at once?" "Who's going to pay for Mom's home care?" "How do I bring up sensitive subjects like their money, moving, and not driving?" "Do we need long-term-care insurance?" "Wait! Do I really want Dad to move in?" "Where do my parents keep their legal documents?" "Do they have a will?" Caring for elderly loved ones can be a full-time job--on top of regular work and family responsibilities. How can you cope?The answer is Joy Loverde's The Complete Eldercare Planner , now fully revised and updated with the latest information to help you plan ahead and manage real-life eldercare crises. Everything you need is on these pages, with essential checklists, practical communication tips, free and low-cost resources, web-sites, step-by-step action plans, questions to ask the professionals, record-keeping forms, and The Documents Locator,™ which helps you to always have access to critical paperwork. Here's a sample of what you'll find inside:EFFECTIVE PLANNING: Where to start -- Getting caught off-guardCOMMUNICARING: Opening up the dialogue -- Turning conflict into cooperation -- Getting everyone in the family to pitch inCAREGIVERS: How to tell when your elder needs help -- Sharing the care -- Avoiding burnoutEMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: Managing medications -- Coping with hospitalizationMONEY MATTERS: The cost of long-term care -- Ready cashLEGAL MATTERS: Estate planning -- Elder advocacyINSURANCE: Getting the coverage you need -- Beyond MedicareHOUSING: Home suite home -- When Mom or Dad moves inSAFE AND SECURE: Minimizing distress over distance -- Accident-proofing the homeTRANSPORTATION: When it is no longer safe to drive -- Alternative transportationHEALTH AND WELLNESS: Taking charge of health -- Communicating with the doctorDEATH AND DYING: End-of-life issues -- Saying good-byeQUALITY OF LIFE: Aging with disability -- Family powerTHE DOCUMENTS LOCATOR™
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9780786882298
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9780812932782
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subject_facet Aging parents -- Care -- United States -- Planning, Caregivers -- United States -- Life skills guides, Older people -- Home care -- United States -- Planning
title_display The complete eldercare planner : where to start, questions to ask, and how to find help
title_full The complete eldercare planner : where to start, questions to ask, and how to find help / Joy Loverde
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