AARP's Juggling Work and Caregiving [NOOK Book]

Overview

A staggering 50 million Americans face the challenges of caring for a loved one while working. Although caregiving can be a richly rewarding experience, the role comes with enormous responsibilities-and pressures. AARP's gentle guide provides practical resources and tips that are easy to find when you need them, whether you're caregiving day to day, planning for future needs or in the middle of a crisis. And equally important, this book helps you care for the caregiver-you. Author Amy Goyer, an expert in aging ...
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AARP's Juggling Work and Caregiving

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Overview

A staggering 50 million Americans face the challenges of caring for a loved one while working. Although caregiving can be a richly rewarding experience, the role comes with enormous responsibilities-and pressures. AARP's gentle guide provides practical resources and tips that are easy to find when you need them, whether you're caregiving day to day, planning for future needs or in the middle of a crisis. And equally important, this book helps you care for the caregiver-you. Author Amy Goyer, an expert in aging and families, provides insight, inspiration and her own poignant story as a live-in caregiver to her parents.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Amy Goyer is an expert in aging and families, specializing in family caregiving and multigenerational issues. She works as a consultant, speaker and writer. She has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, NBC Nightly News, PBS Nightly Business Report and NPR, and her clients have included AARP, Generations United, MetLife, Georgia State University and Penn State University. She began her career in this arena more than 30 years ago, first as a music therapist and working with children and older adults in adult day services centers and nursing homes. She is the author of Things to Do Now You're a Grandparent and won the 2012 ALTY Best Blog Award in Caregiving category and as a Finalist in Seniorhomes.com's Social Media Rockstar Award. But the most important role she plays, she says, is as the primary caregiver for her parents, ages 86 and 89.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780795335273
  • Publisher: RosettaBooks
  • Publication date: 9/11/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 36,416
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Amy Goyer is an expert in aging and families, specializing in family caregiving and multigenerational issues. She works as a consultant, speaker and writer. She has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America,CBS This Morning, NBC Nightly News, PBS Nightly Business Report and NPR, and her clients have included AARP, Generations United, MetLife, Georgia State University and Penn State University. She began her career in this arena more than 30 years ago, first as a music therapist working with children and older adults in adult day services centers and nursing homes. She is the author of Things to Do Now You're a Grandparent and won the 2012 ALTY Best Blog Award in the Caregiving category and was a Finalist in Seniorhomes.com's Social Media Rockstar Award. But the most important role she plays, she says, is as the primary caregiver for her parents, ages 86 and 89.
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  • Posted December 11, 2013

    a MUST

    The Best thing I have read to date! Beyond thorough! Pleasant style too! I have been a care taker to elderly mother for some time. As I age, I will look to this to help myself. Will also have my family and future caregivers read this.

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  • Posted December 20, 2013

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    havent used it yet

    havent used it yet..but i do like it thoe..or i wouldnt of gotton it..

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