Helping Your Aging Parents

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  • English
Random House Value Publishing
Non-Classifiable, Sale Books, Nonfiction - Ge
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7673408M
ISBN 100517051982
ISBN 139780517051986

In Tips for Helping Your Aging Parents (without losing your mind) Reginato creates a compassionate and straightforward guide filled with expert tips for caring for an aging adult. Easily accomplish important tasks: Assist with tracking medications to avoid errors. Create a safer home environment to prevent falls and accidents/5(34).

Helping Your Aging Parent alleviates some of fears in the road to caring for an aging parent. The worksheets, checklists, and forms guide you through the stages of dependency, to include: finding the best housing, surviving the frequent hospital visits, and preparing for 5/5(8).

Assisting and caring for aging parents equals the challenge of raising children and sometimes extends for as many years. It is best to have a good overview before the need arises. Then you'll want to refer back to various chapter of the book (or perhaps a subsequent edition of it) /5().

Think of the book as a personal guide for helping your parent (and yourself), for finding and dealing with an appropriate home for your aging parent, and interacting with your siblings.

The book details the author's personal dealings with a wide range of issues, including interacting with doctors, aides, staff members, nurses, and other support /5.

A thoroughly revised edition of the authoritative guide to caring for aging parents For women and men who are involved in caring for aging parents, and for those who see caregiving in their future, this empathetic and practical book offers complete coverage of all the practical issues you are likely to confront—while Helping Your Aging Parents book the emotional stress and particular needs of c/5.

One of the most helpful and insightful books to help you transition as your parents age. Being able to read the conversations and have some suggested replies or ways to rephrase statements really helps to diffuse tense conversations. I appreciated the perspectives and viewpoints shared in the s:   Lucy Nicholson / Reuters Several years ago, I wrote a book aimed at helping adult children of my generation manage the many challenges of caring for our aging parents.

I interviewed women and men. Love your health care this phase of your life, you don't have better friends than those helping you care for your parent. Cleaning person, social worker, physical therapist, nurse, doctor, caring neighbor -- treat well each and every person who plays any role whatsoever in caring for your parent.

Author: Helping Children of Divorce (Schocken Books) My unpublished manuscript, focusing on helping adult children facing their parents' aging challenges, was the beginning. It had just been accepted by a top literary agent in NY.

Then came the economic collapse, hitting publishing companies hard. Books on Aging Parents: Exploring Amazon. In the past, this might have involved a trip to the bookstore and asking for some advice. Or even the friendly librarian. These days, Amazon is the first stop. Sure enough, the term "aging parents" leads to books in the Kindle store alone.

Caring for our aging parents is about much more than "caring for our aging parents". It's about us, our history with our families, our relationship with our parents, and our views on life and death.

A Comprehensive guide for Caregivers. A CATHOLIC GUIDE TO CARING FOR YOUR AGING PARENT offers a wealth of practical advice about the physical, mental, emotional, interpersonal, and spiritual challenges that people often face as the caregivers to their aging parents/5(6).

There are a few simple steps that can be taken to determine if an aging parent needs caregiving services. Sometimes the need for help is obvious but more often the need for care comes gradually. There are certain behavioral indicators that may raise a flag, like loss of interest in normal hobbies.

Better yet — ask your parents’ cable or satellite provider to recommend a older adult-friendly remote control with a simple design.

Some companies give these to. Care ~ Grieve ~ Grow: Caring For Your Aging Parents While Caring for Yourself is about much more than caregiving for an aging it serves as a practical guide for the caregiving experience, it also offers hope and inspiration for those faced with the challenges of caring for a parent.

If physical abuse is the issue, then seek professional help. This may consist of a phone call to the police or adult protective services (APS), attending counselling, or permanently handing over your loved one’s care to a court-appointed guardian, professional caregivers or a long-term care facility.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Aging Parents, Third Edition: How to Help, How to Survive.

How to (Gently) Help Your Aging Parents Manage Their Money Helping with their finances before a crisis erupts is a smart move, but a tricky one.

Editor's Note: The following is a report on the practical applications of Candy Arrington and Kim Atchley's new book, When Your Aging Parent Needs Care: Practical Help. Encourage your aging parents to begin decluttering, getting rid of household goods they don’t use anymore, clearing out those storage spaces, etc.

As the adult child, you are not there to tell your parents what to do or how to do it instead you are there to help them make the best decision for themselves. Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard® 5% Back on All B&N Purchases.

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Always Too Soon by Allison Gilbert It is a compilation of about 20 people's stories who have lost both parents.

Death of a Parent: Transitions to a New Adult Identity by Debra Umberson,   Huddleston clearly identified her target audience as people like herself; adult children who are helping, or in the future may have to help care for aging parents.

After spending the whole book discussing how to get your parents to talk about their finances and help the reader be prepared to help them when needed, she flips the script. First published inYou and Your Aging Parent is a classic--the first book to shed light on the challenging relationship between adult children and their aging parents, illuminating the emotional, health, and financial difficulties that elderly parents and their children face during the senior years.

Marking the 30th anniversary of this highly popular book, the new an4/5(3). The book helps adult children and families navigate the many changes their aging parents will face. Dale Carter has developed a new framework, ADAPT, from her personal experience, her background as an educator and project manager, and a sincere desire to help families and their aging parents.

Helping is much more difficult after a crisis, so start talking while your parents are still healthy and active.

Below is a checklist, excerpted from my book “ If Something Happens to Me.

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Help carry out the plan and help their parent adjust to the changes. Transitioning Your Aging Parent is not a quick fix for problems with an aging parent. Even though the ADAPT method appears clear and straightforward, each step involves a lot.

That being said, here are two websites that can help you find a quick list of all the available social services for the elderly within your state and from the Federal Government. : This website has a full list of social services offered by the government.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Halpern, James. Helping your aging parents. New York: McGraw-Hill, © (OCoLC) Document Type. That way, you're prepared to offer a resource immediately before your aging parent has a change of heart and you lose momentum. And you can help your aging parent.

The best time to discuss finances with your parents is while they are still competent and self-sufficient. Planning and seeking out the appropriate professional financial assistance on their behalf can help ensure your parents enter their golden years .Helping Your Aging Parents Recover from Alcoholism It can be challenging to get an older adult to acknowledge they have a drinking problem and admit they need help.

They may be concerned about the stigma associated with alcoholism and worry about what family members and friends will think.