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Redefining aging : a caregiver's guide to living your best life / Ann Kaiser Stearns, PhD.


"Stearns explores the practical and personal challenges of both caregiving and successful aging. She couples findings from the latest research with ... insights and problem-solving tips to help caregivers achieve the best life possible for those they care for--and for themselves as they age"

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  • ISBN: 9781421423678
  • ISBN: 1421423677
  • ISBN: 9781421423685
  • ISBN: 1421423685
  • Physical Description: xviii, 292 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword, by J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr., MD -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- The challenge -- On both sides, vulnerability and loss -- Is this normal aging or dementia? -- Aging as successfully as possible-both you and your loved one -- Anger, guilt, and resentment -- Caregiver stress--what helps and what usually doesn't -- Comforting insights and myth-busting knowledge -- You're not a bad person because you're exhausted or just need a life of your own -- Truly helpful caregiving tips -- When your loved one dies--relief, grief, and moving forward -- What kind of an "old person" will I/will you become? -- Making life easier for those who someday will take care of you -- Epilogue. A letter to my daughters -- Appendixes -- Notes -- Index.
Subject: Caregivers.
Older people > Care.
Care of the sick > Psychological aspects.
Consumer education.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library RC 108 .S74 2017 30775305533425 General Collection Available -

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