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A bittersweet season : caring for our aging parents-- and ourselves  Cover Image Book Book

A bittersweet season : caring for our aging parents-- and ourselves / Jane Gross.

Gross, Jane. (Author).


In telling the warmhearted story of caring for her own aged and ailing mother, "New York Times" journalist Gross offers indispensable advice on virtually every aspect of elder care.

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  • ISBN: 9780307271822 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 030727182X (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 350 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The early heroic rush -- The myth of assisted living -- The vestiges of family medicine -- A job for professionals -- The best doctors money can buy -- September eleventh -- September twelfth -- The biology, sociology, and psychology of aging -- A nursing home thanksgiving -- The Make-A-Wish Foundation -- Follow the money -- Therapeutic fibs -- Cruel sorting -- As complicated as a Rubik's cube -- The time for talking -- N-O-W -- Dying days -- Orphans.
Subject: Aging parents > Care > United States.
Adult children of aging parents > Family relationships > United States.
Gross, Jane > Family.
Caregivers > Psychology.
Caregivers > psychology.
Parent-Child Relations > Aged.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library HQ 1063.6 .G76 2011 30542252 General Collection Available -

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