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  • ISBN: 9781936303434 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1936303434 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781617051425 (e-book)
  • Physical Description: print
    xii, 207 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : demosHealth, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-198) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: You are not alone: the graying of America and the role of the sandwich generation in providing eldercare -- Is it time?: determining when it's time to take over the care of your loved one -- Making a plan: practical, legal, health care, and financial essentials -- Balancing your loved one's wishes with practical reality: in-home care, assisted living or skilled nursing facility, or hospice care -- Stress, guilt, anger, burnout, and more: dealing with the impact of eldercare on the caregiver and the entire family -- Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and sundowner's syndrome -- Advocating for your loved one: an eldercare bill of rights -- Pulling it all together: 10 essential strategies for caregivers -- Appendixes : A. Eldercare safety checklist ; B. Caregiver kit -- Eldercare experts: who they are, what they do, how to find them -- Eldercare resources A-Z.
Summary, etc.: A practical, accessible, and comprehensive guide to the legal, financial, emotional and daily living challenges of caring for aging parents while raising your own family. If you are caring for an elderly loved one while raising a child, you may feel overwhelmed and unprepared. The Sandwich Generation's Guide to Eldercare, written by three experts with extensive professional and personal experience with eldercare, provides the information and resources you need to make important decisions, balance your responsibilities, and ensure your elder's well-being as well as your own.
Subject: Aging parents Care
Adult children of aging parents
Sandwich generation
Adult Children
Long-Term Care Aged
Parent-Child Relations
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