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Caring for an elderly relative

a guide to home care

by M. Keith Thompson

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Published by Prentice Hall Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Home care.,
  • Aging.,
  • Older people -- Health and hygiene.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementM. Keith Thompson ; foreword by Nathan W. Shock.
    SeriesPositive health guide
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1451 .T48 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination124 p. :
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2530635M
    ISBN 100671619551
    LC Control Number85011230
    OCLC/WorldCa12103326

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    Nov 17,  · 15 Ways to Stay Sane While Caring For an Elderly Parent. One of the most emotionally complex and difficult things a person can experience is taking care of an elderly parent. By. John Shore, Contributor. Author, "Ashes to Asheville." 02/18/ am EST | Updated November 17, Dec 23,  · How to Care for the Elderly. If you're concerned about whether an elderly relative or loved one is having trouble caring for themselves, it may be time to step in and offer some help. Before you start helping your loved one, take time to Views: K.

    May 04,  · Caring for elderly relative such as parents is something many of us will have to do at some point, but it’s not an easy prospect. There are so many limitations on what older people are able to do, but in this day and age, things are starting to get easier. Caring for an elderly parent often becomes a financial burden upon the family. According to the MetLife Mature Market Institute, in , the average cost of nursing home care was $69, per year. Due to cost, adult children typically opt to care for their elderly parents in their own homes.


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Aug 05,  · This book has some good basic advice. Maybe because I am a nurse and more aware of what is entailed in caring for people with disabilities, I was hoping for more.

If you don't know where to start with figuring out how to care for your aging parents, this is a good book to use to begin the journey/5(). Something to remember is that caring for elderly parents shouldn’t be a burden or responsibility to bear alone.

Caregiver support is available. In addition to siblings and other family members, there are experts, professionals, resources, and loads of information to help you in caring for elderly parents. Managing the care of an older family member can be daunting.

Caring for an Elderly Relative is a comprehensive guide to the legal and financial considerations you will need to address during this time. Our guide will help you navigate unfamiliar territory and.

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Mar 16,  · Caring For An Elderly Person At Home is not a textbook, but a friendly guide based on my own experiences of caring for elderly people in their own homes.

I hope it will help with advice on the day-to-day tasks of caring and coping with important issues, such 5/5(8). Apr 19,  · Caring For Elderly Parents [Ruth Whybrow] on elizrosshubbell.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Discusses the decisions and issues that face adult children who care for their aging parents, including practical5/5(1). Aug 12,  · Caring for an elderly relative costs on average £5, a year, new research suggests. Many families will move their parents in with them to offer permanent, affordable care.

But there are many factors to consider first. Thorough and invaluable, this how-to combines personal experience with expert advice to support those caring for an elderly parent, relative, or friend—particularly the sandwich generation who is also raising a family.

The comprehensive manual is well-organized with manageable, with easy-to-read chapters that follow a logical progression. Best-selling author and nurse Tina Marrelli covers almost every conceivable topic on caring for an elderly family member or friend.

From patient advocacy to end-of-life care, this book breaks down the sometimes impossibly difficult task of caring for another human being into manageable pieces. Even if you were an idiot about caring for aging parents before, you will know a lot after reading this book.

Written by a former Secretary of Aging for Pennsylvania who also has experience caring for an elderly relative, the book covers the gamut of aging issues -- from common diseases elders face to the basics of estate planning. Aug 01,  · There’s a lot to manage when caring for an elderly relative, so starting a new diary specifically for this purpose can help you to keep on track.

You can use the diary to record prescriptions and when they need to be refilled, appointment dates and times, and notes on anything you need to follow up on, such as test results.

It’s also important to consider all the implications – and responsibilities – of caring for an older relative. Considerations include: Take into account that caring for a parent may involve personal or intimate care.

Do not underestimate the practical organisation that must be undertaken. Many of them wanted a "guide" to Caring for Aging Parents, and asked for recommendations. Sure enough, there are a number of books on Aging Parents on Amazon. I decided I wanted to find the most popular, and then read them and see whether I could identify a handful of them to recommend next time someone asks for a "Guide".

Nov 07,  · How to Get Government Assistance for Elderly. Whether you are taking care of an aging parent, or acting as an advocate and caregiver for an elderly person who needs extra support, there are government assistance programs available. Several. How to Care for Aging Parents A One-Stop Resource for All Your Medical, Financial, Housing, and Emotional Issues.

Caring for an elderly parent can be rewarding. Jan 22,  · En español | Young adult children sometimes boomerang back to the safety of a parent’s home when money is tight, the going is tough or difficult times loom. Decades later, middle-aged children often become the safety net for their parents.

For some aging parents, the right move is. Nov 28,  · Caring for a relative or a loved one can be difficult at times. Many family members and friends do the care-giving for free because they think they cannot get paid to care for a family member.

Getting paid to care for a family member can ease some of. Elder care is an issue that is growing in most industrialized nations. Due to technological advances and changing demographics, there is greater need for social services and medical care for seniors.

The number of seniors in society is increasing as is the proportion of the elderly to the general population. Aug 12,  · Synopsis: “Based on a page National Magazine Award-nominated special feature, “Caring for Your Parents” documents the innovative ways that real people cope with this age-old issue.

Throughout the book you will find useful, field-tested recommendations from AARP’s staff of experts. Dec 12,  · Caring for Elderly Relatives Doesn’t Have to Take Over Your Life When you have elderly relatives, you will probably be familiar with the gradual increase in their needs.

They might start asking you to buy things for them more frequently or perhaps you. If you find yourself in conflict with another family member when caring for an elderly relative, take a step back and get some perspective. Consider your own role in the conflict, and ask yourself if you’re acting out an old family role or resentment.

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Depending on your financial circumstances and personal relationships, arranging to pay for the additional costs of a multigenerational family may be easy or difficult.