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From the PublisherAlways on Call provides useful advice to anyone who ever has been or will be a family caregiver, and it adds insights and policy suggestions that should enrich the broader health-care debate in this country.
In bold and compassionate essays, caregivers, activists and physicians take on the current 'process of market-driven health care' and turn it inside out, offering resources for caregivers and practical ideas for momentous change.
. . . a wonderful book. the straightforward and simple style makes it a friendly resource for professionals and non-professionals.
—Journal of Social Work in Long-Term Care
Levine and her authors cover most of the essential dimensions of caregiving, including several richly detailed and emotionally powerful caregiver narratives that touch on a wide range of caregiver experiences. These intimate accounts reflect the grinding hardship, mundane routines, constant challenges, and spiritual fulfillment of caregiving.