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Aging with care : your guide to hiring and managing caregivers at home

By: Lambert, Amanda [author.].
Contributor(s): Eckford, Leslie [author.].
Description: xv, 250 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781442281639; 1442281634.Subject(s): Home care services -- Evaluation | Caregivers | Older people -- Care | Home nursing | Home Care ServicesDDC classification: 362.2/4
Contents:
Introduction: Waking up to a nightmare: Leslie's story -- Two approaches to hiring caregivers -- Getting started: how much home care do you need? -- Finding the right hired caregiver for you and your family -- Building the best care partnership -- Keep your eye on the ball -- Your home, your care -- The caregiver relationship: friendship, balance, and boundaries -- Throwing in the towel -- Creative solutions: more than one way home -- Coming home.
Summary: Finding the best and most appropriate in-home care for an aging loved one can be confusing and time consuming. This guide helps readers through the process of hiring a private caregiver, assessing needs and resources, and making difficult choices. Using real stories throughout, the authors reveal the benefits and pitfalls of in-home care. --Publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: New Adult Non-fiction
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NF NF Nonfiction Nonfiction 362.2 LAM (Browse shelf) Checked out 04/26/2018

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Waking up to a nightmare: Leslie's story -- Two approaches to hiring caregivers -- Getting started: how much home care do you need? -- Finding the right hired caregiver for you and your family -- Building the best care partnership -- Keep your eye on the ball -- Your home, your care -- The caregiver relationship: friendship, balance, and boundaries -- Throwing in the towel -- Creative solutions: more than one way home -- Coming home.

Finding the best and most appropriate in-home care for an aging loved one can be confusing and time consuming. This guide helps readers through the process of hiring a private caregiver, assessing needs and resources, and making difficult choices. Using real stories throughout, the authors reveal the benefits and pitfalls of in-home care. --Publisher.

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