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

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

by Earl A. Grollman
     
 

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.See more details below

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807027134
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

What This Book Is About
1Impact and Grief: Your Needs When Your Loved One Is Seriously Ill1
2Candor: Should I Tell the Truth?39
3Your Loved One's Needs59
4Your Children's Needs83
5Settings89
6Helping Yourself107
7Helping Your Loved One121
8Helping Each Other139
9Decisions Near the End of Life153
Appendix161
A Decalogue for Helping the Seriously Ill163
Communication between Patient, Family, and Medical Staff167
Vital Information Concerning the Seriously Ill Person171
Where to Go for Help179

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