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The Comprehensive Guide to Cancer Caregiving: A Helping Hand For Patients, Caregivers, Family and Friends By C.L. Ueberroth
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The book cancer patients and their families should receive upon diagnosis. Advise and help for cancer patients, caregivers, friends and family of cancer patients. Simple yet potent suggestions for... More > caring for oneself or caring for someone else facing cancer. From the day of diagnosis on through all treatments, suggestions for physical symptoms, emotional strength, and day to day aspects of cancer treatment. A how to guide on dealing with today and preparing for tomorrow practically during cancer.< Less
The Spiritual Journey of Family Caregiving By Sheryl Karas
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For five years, ending in 2005, Sheryl Karas worked as a Family Caregiving Consultant at the Alzheimer's Association and Del Mar Caregiver Resource Center helping families taking care of loved ones... More > with incurable progressive memory loss and dementia. Trying to find services needed to provide basic care is what brought people in to see her first, but as the caregivers became more ensconced in their caregiving roles inevitably emotional and spiritual issues would become their primary concerns. Sheryl's role shifted to providing a combination of practical and spiritual care. During this period she wrote a caregiver newsletter every month and this book is the result.The author uses a very open, nondogmatic spiritual frame, appropriate for people of all religious backgrounds or none at all. Inspirational, comforting, and informative--highly recommended for anyone involved with long term care.< Less
The Spiritual Journey of Family Caregiving By Sheryl Karas
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For five years, ending in 2005, Sheryl Karas worked as a Family Caregiving Consultant at the Alzheimer's Association and Del Mar Caregiver Resource Center helping families taking care of loved ones... More > with incurable progressive memory loss and dementia. Trying to find services needed to provide basic care is what brought people in to see her first, but as the caregivers became more ensconced in their caregiving roles inevitably emotional and spiritual issues would become their primary concerns. Sheryl's role shifted to providing a combination of practical and spiritual care. During this period she wrote a caregiver newsletter every month and this book is the result.The author uses a very open, nondogmatic spiritual frame, appropriate for people of all religious backgrounds or none at all. Inspirational, comforting, and informative--highly recommended for anyone involved with long term care.< Less
A Caregiving Survival Guide By From A Caring Friend
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In A Caregiving Survival Guide, you share your best suggestions, tips and resources with a new family caregiver. You pass along your wisdom, your lessons learned and your best solutions to help a... More > friend caring for a family member with a chronic illness. With the information you share in A Caregiving Survival Guide, your friend will be armed to manage whatever comes in a caregiving day. A Caregiving Survival Guide is a great gift for anyone--a friend, support group member or colleague--just beginning a caregiving journey. Your thoughtfulness will start their caregiving journey on the right foot.< Less
The Caregivers Guidebook Series - The Basics By Anne Togher
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The Caregivers Guidebook series walks you through each aspect of caregiving in a simple step-by-step layout. The Basics - The Essentials you need to survive and thrive covers the critical topics of... More > Taking care of YOU; What will happen if something happens to you?; Paying for it all; Legal preparation; What is your Caregiver Style?; Passwords and keys - the details of your life; and a bonus chapter How to support a family caregiver in your life. This is the first of the Caregivers Guidebook series and is a MUST read for any family caregiver and includes eleven worksheets to help you keep everything organized. It's like having your own personal Caregiver Coach® every day.< Less
25 Simple Tips for Caregivers By Tammy Glenn
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Tammy Glenn was eight years old when a tragic accident disabled her mother. With few financial resources available, the Glenn Family responded by shouldering the burden of the illness themselves and... More > caring for Kathy at home. Thirty years later, this former caregiver and author is now sharing her wealth of experience through her web site, HomeBoundResources.com and her first self-help book, “25 Simple Tips for Caregivers.” You are not alone! Join the HomeBoundResources community. Home health care is a challenge, but it can get easier—especially if we all work together!< Less
25 Simple Tips for Caregivers By Tammy Glenn
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Tammy Glenn was eight years old when a tragic accident disabled her mother. With few financial resources available, the Glenn Family responded by shouldering the burden of the illness themselves and... More > caring for Kathy at home. Thirty years later, this former caregiver and author is now sharing her wealth of experience through her web site, HomeBoundResources.com and her first self-help book, “25 Simple Tips for Caregivers.” You are not alone! Join the HomeBoundResources community. Home health care is a challenge, but it can get easier—especially if we all work together!< Less
Where Is Jack? Memoirs of an Alzheimer's Caregiver By Sarah Burakoff
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At age 80, Sarah looked forward to enjoying the “golden years” with Jack, her husband of 40 years. Unfortunately this was not to be. After episodes of surprise, disbelief,denial and... More > despair, Sarah finally had to accept the devastating truth; Jack had Alzheimer’s disease and life would never be the same again. Now began her challenging task as Jack’s caregiver. With the help of family, friends and a sympathetic social worker, she tries to make a life for herself while getting the best possible care for Jack. This loving and courageous woman recounts her experiences, heartbroken to see Jack slowly losing contact with the world around him.The episodes she describes are illuminating, sometimes sad, sometimes amusing but always difficult and frustrating. They were a challenge to her resourcefulness in working out ways to care for Jack and at the same time lead a life of her own. She could no longer share with her beloved Jack, the wonderful memories of days gone by.< Less
Where Is Jack? Memoirs of an Alzheimer's Caregiver By Sarah Burakoff
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At age 80, Sarah looked forward to enjoying the “golden years” with Jack, her husband of 40 years. Unfortunately this was not to be. After episodes of surprise, disbelief,denial and... More > despair, Sarah finally had to accept the devastating truth; Jack had Alzheimer’s disease and life would never be the same again. Now began her challenging task as Jack’s caregiver. With the help of family, friends and a sympathetic social worker, she tries to make a life for herself while getting the best possible care for Jack. This loving and courageous woman recounts her experiences, heartbroken to see Jack slowly losing contact with the world around him.The episodes she describes are illuminating, sometimes sad, sometimes amusing but always difficult and frustrating. They were a challenge to her resourcefulness in working out ways to care for Jack and at the same time lead a life of her own. She could no longer share with her beloved Jack, the wonderful memories of days gone by.< Less
Capsules of Hope Survival Guide for Caregivers By Katherine Crawford
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Capsules of Hope: Survival Guide for Caregivers is more than a memoir; it is the authors’ story of tenacity, thirty-one capsules filled with hope, survival tid-bits and twenty-two pages of... More > resources. The book provides encouragement for caregivers and insights on how to handle every day decision making, how to talk to children about a parent’s illness, and where to turn when the medical world offers no hope. Kat addresses how changes happen that extend beyond the patient and caregiver, how a traumatic illness encompasses the extended family, co-workers and even the neighbors. The primary caregiver struggles to find quality, guilt-free, help. When faced with her husband’s terminal illness, Kathy Crawford searched for that hope. In the process, she became “The Lionhearted Kat” and turned her endearing journey of pain and laughter into Capsules of Hope for other caregivers.< Less