Based on twelve years experience as caregiver, advocate, and point-person for her mother's dementia care, award-winning author Catherine Gentile offers a guide to person-centered caregiving that is compassionate, candid, and practical.
In this easy-to-read ebook you'll find:
Intimate, insightful reflections on the nature of caregiving, its challenges and joys
Reassuring descriptions of caregiving's many stages
Practical tools that will promote your loved one's well being and yours.
Lists of considerations--legal, medical, financial—and directions on how to break complex tasks into manageable components.
A support team: its members and why you need one
Tips on how to prioritize
Management advice on communication, repetitions, and behavior management—yours and your loved one's!
Caregivers: Don't forget to take care of yourself, too.