Caring and Coping When Your Loved One is Seriously Ill / Edition 1

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Overview

When someone you care about develops a serious illness, your own world is often turned upside down as well. In his gentle, straightforward style, Earl Grollman shows how you can best support the person who is ill-and handle your own emotions, too. A completely updated resource section lists organizations throughout the United States and Canada.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807027134
  • Publisher: Beacon
  • Publication date: 1/28/1995
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 222
  • Sales rank: 975,029
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Rabbi Earl A. Grollman is an internationally recognized bereavement counselor who has been named Hero of the Heartland and given the Distinguished Human Service Award from Yeshiva University, among countless other awards. He is author of the best-selling Living When a Loved One Has Died (Beacon / 2719-7 / $10.00 pb), among many other books, and articles about him and his work have appeared in USA Today, Harper's, Reader's Digest, Ann Landers, People, and in virtually every major American daily. He lives in Belmont, Massachusetts.
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Table of Contents

What This Book Is About
1 Impact and Grief: Your Needs When Your Loved One Is Seriously Ill 1
2 Candor: Should I Tell the Truth? 39
3 Your Loved One's Needs 59
4 Your Children's Needs 83
5 Settings 89
6 Helping Yourself 107
7 Helping Your Loved One 121
8 Helping Each Other 139
9 Decisions Near the End of Life 153
Appendix 161
A Decalogue for Helping the Seriously Ill 163
Communication between Patient, Family, and Medical Staff 167
Vital Information Concerning the Seriously Ill Person 171
Where to Go for Help 179
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