Are Your Parents Driving You Crazy?: Getting to Yes with Competent, Aging Parents


Do you have an aging parent who.
• refuses to stop driving?
• skimps unnecessarily on expenses?
• refuses to see a doctor?
• wants to...

See more details below
Paperback (Expanded)
$16.95 price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (17) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $26.14   
  • Used (16) from $1.99   
Sending request ...


Do you have an aging parent who.
• refuses to stop driving?
• skimps unnecessarily on expenses?
• refuses to see a doctor?
• wants to move in with you?
• ignores the doctor?
• antagonizes the home health aide?
• avoids discussing end-of-life issues? Do you have a family member who.
• never offers to help?
• resents the time you spend caring for your parent?
• actually discourages your involvement?
• steals from your parents? These dilemmas and more are resolved in this practical and helpful book written-with you in mind-by two family-focused therapists. The authors prescribe a simple problem-solving model that proves useful for any dilemma you may encounter as the child of aging parents. Read the introductory chapters on how to talk with your parents so that you and they can communicate productively. Find out how to break an impasse and how to S.U.R.V.I.V.E. the process of making things better for everyone, including yourself. This second edition goes beyond problem solving to help you avoid new problems before they begin, form a "caring partnership" with your aging parents, and learn how to decide when assisted living is and is not a solution.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781889242187
  • Publisher: VanderWyk & Burnham
  • Publication date: 11/25/2005
  • Edition description: Expanded
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 278
  • Sales rank: 712,227
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)