- Published: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2008.
- Year Published: 2008
- Description: 668 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
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Eldercare 911 : the caregiver's complete handbook for making decisions
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Call number: 646.79 Be
You are not alone -- The pros and cons of being a caregiver -- Knowing when your parents need help -- Aging in place -- Intervention: when, what, how -- Caregiving realities -- How to protect yourself from toxic relatives -- Long-distance caregiving -- Working caregivers: a balancing act -- Finding and using help and services -- Handling burnout -- How to hire a homecare worker -- Managing medical issues -- In case of an emergency -- Overseeing medications -- Dealing with serious illness -- Coping with Alzheimer's disease -- When hospitalization is necessary -- Detecting and dealing with elder abuse -- Making decisions about housing: when, what, how -- Evaluating the move to a nursing home -- Dating, sex, and remarriage -- Death and dying -- Caregiver voices -- Caregiver organizations and resources -- Glossary of eldercare terms.
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