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If There's Anything I Can Do...: An Easy Guide to Showing You Care / Edition 2
     

If There's Anything I Can Do...: An Easy Guide to Showing You Care / Edition 2

by Susan McClelland, Susan M. Prescott
 

ISBN-10: 0937404470

ISBN-13: 9780937404478

Pub. Date: 04/28/2001

Publisher: Triad Publishing Company

In times of heartbreak and crisis, people we know need our help and support. We have an almost desparate desire to help . . . but we're frustrated in not knowing what to say or what to do. Too often we feel awkward, unprepared to respond. "If There's Anything I Can Do . . ." tells you how to reach out and offer help when friends need you most. Here are practical

Overview

In times of heartbreak and crisis, people we know need our help and support. We have an almost desparate desire to help . . . but we're frustrated in not knowing what to say or what to do. Too often we feel awkward, unprepared to respond. "If There's Anything I Can Do . . ." tells you how to reach out and offer help when friends need you most. Here are practical suggestions that will turn good wishes into actual help.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780937404478
Publisher:
Triad Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Preface9
Introduction11
1To Phone or Not To Phone15
Why Not Call?
Meet the Callers
How You CAN Help
When Your Friend Calls Back
Calling the Hospital
2Mail Can't Fail31
Card Strategy
What To Write
Enclosures
Appropriateness
"You Have Mail"
R.S. V.P.
3Gifts To Wrap49
Flowers
Gifts for Looking At
Gifts for Participation
Gifts for Lstening To
Gifts for Reading
Bed Gifts
Gifts for Lifting the Patient's Spirits
Gadgety Gifts
Home Gifts
Gifts To Go In On
4Gifts To Do77
Importance of Doing Gifts
Offering Your Help
Relief for the Caregiver
Helpful Neighbors
For the Patient at Home
5Visits101
Making Your Visit Work
Be Prepared
Outline for a Visit
6Food Flair125
Planning
Presentation
Food for the Hospital
Special Food for Special Patients
Food for the Family
7Troubled Waters155
Some Reasons We Have Difficulty
What If I Say the Wrong Thing?
Five Suggestions
Stay With It
What About Gifts?
What More Can You Do?
Holding a Fund-Raiser
8After a Death175
On Hearing the News
Once Funeral Plans Are Announced
Food Always Fits
Later On
Lasting Memorials
"Remembering" Letters
Afterward197
The Authors198
Gift Ideas Index199
Index201

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