Compassionate Caregiving: Practical Help and Spiritual Encouragement [NOOK Book]

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Spiritual and Practical Help From a Caregiver

Most caregivers today have no training for the role into which they are thrust. Having been the primary caregiver for her mother, Lois Knutson draws on not only her years of experience, but also her professional training to offer encouragement and assistance to caregivers. Because she knows the situations that weigh down ...
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Compassionate Caregiving: Practical Help and Spiritual Encouragement

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Overview

Spiritual and Practical Help From a Caregiver

Most caregivers today have no training for the role into which they are thrust. Having been the primary caregiver for her mother, Lois Knutson draws on not only her years of experience, but also her professional training to offer encouragement and assistance to caregivers. Because she knows the situations that weigh down caregivers, Knutson gently builds them up as they continue to care for their elderly loved ones. In addition to practical tips, readers will find ways to care for themselves.

Subjects addressed in Compassionate Caregiving include: how to balance work and caregiving; when and how to find home healthcare or care facilities; long-distance caregiving; how to provide for the dying; and much more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441208255
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 6/1/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Lois D. Knutson, MDiv, is a caregiver for her mother and has been a pastor for 26 years. She is currently a chaplain in a Continuing Care Retirement Community and has previously served as a hospital chaplain, including the Mayo Clinic hospitals. She completed the Geriatric Pastoral Care Institute at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, and is a nationally sought-after speaker on older adult ministry and topics of caregiving. Lois was also featured in the PBS documentary And Thou Shalt Honor, which covered the subject of caregiving. She lives in the Upper Midwest.
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