Caring for our parents

stories from today : roadmap for the future by Howard Gleckman

Publisher: St. Martin"s Press in New York, N.Y

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Older people -- Long-term care -- United States,
  • Older people -- Home care -- Social aspects -- United States

Edition Notes

StatementHoward Gleckman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV1461 .G56 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22679176M
ISBN 100312380992
ISBN 109780312380991
LC Control Number2008046217

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Jane Gross has combined a self-help book on caring for an aging parent along with a memoir of the last three years that she and her brother spent taking care of their dying mother.

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Martin's Publishing Group. About Caring for Our Parents A close-up, personal look at our nation’s dysfunctional system of delivering and paying for this assistance. I tell this powerful story through the eyes of real families, as well as policy experts and health professionals.

Drawing on AARP’s deep wellspring of expertise in the topic, AARP’s Caring for Your Parents offers both sensitive counsel and a practical road map through the complex emotional terrain many of us face as our parents age.

This eye-opening book guides readers through a new, creative approach to caregiving that turns familial duty into a journey of emotional development and resolution. Parenting Our Parents™ (POP) is the personal tale of millions of men and women in their 30’s 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and beyond who thought they’d finished parenting but have been drawn back in; this time, to care for their own elderly parents and other family members.

Unfortunately, caring for our parents in their old age is no longer an obligation that many of us are willing to accept. The elderly can be seen as burdens rather than blessings. Sometimes we are quick to forget the sacrifices our parents made for us when they are in need of care themselves.

Caring for Our Parents: Inspiring Stories of Families Seeking New Solutions to America's Most Urgent Health Crisis By Howard Gleckman St. Martin's Press, pages, $   I am not just a tax wonk. For the past couple of years, when I wasn’t blogging on TaxVox, I was writing a book on long-term care.

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This book tells the sometimes painful, sometimes uplifting, and always compelling stories of the families who struggle every day with the care needs of their loved ones.

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I know, quite a morbid way to start an article right, but it’s a fact and one that as we get older we need to deal : Becky Stafferton. The relationship of kinship caregivers with the birth parents of the children in their care.

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I am author of the book "Caring for Our Parents" and senior fellow at The Urban Institute, where I am affiliated with the Tax Policy Center and the Program on Retirement Policy. • Caring for Your Parents: The Complete Family Guide — Practical Advice You Can Trust from the Experts at AARP by Hugh Delehanty and Elinor Ginzler From locating quality health care to making your parents’ house elder-friendly, this book contains in-depth advice from experts at the AARP for caregivers of elderly parents.

Caring for Our Parents is a book for everyone, but particularly for Boomers with aging parents or loved ones, and for our elected representatives who need guidance on how we can do better.”--John Rother, Executive Vice-President AARP “There are lots of books about eldercare, but none like Caring for Our Parents.

When I was a young child, or even a teen and college age, I rarely thought about the future of my parents’ health, should they be blessed with long life. Now, as a fifty-something woman, the care of our parents has been in my daily thoughts for the past two decades.

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