The Everything Guide to Caring for Aging Parents: Reassuring advice to help you support your loved ones

The Everything Guide to Caring for Aging Parents: Reassuring advice to help you support your loved ones

by Kathy Quan
     
 

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There are a lot of issues to consider as our loved ones get older. From in-home care to assisted living facilities, there are myriad options available - and each person's needs are unique. Family members need a resource that will answer all of their questions and ease them through this often complicated transition.

This helpful handbook guides concerned

Overview

There are a lot of issues to consider as our loved ones get older. From in-home care to assisted living facilities, there are myriad options available - and each person's needs are unique. Family members need a resource that will answer all of their questions and ease them through this often complicated transition.

This helpful handbook guides concerned children as they: decide which level of care is best for their parent; maintain communication and discuss difficult topics; handle home safety issues; manage transportation; find and work with a primary-care physician; navigate insurance paperwork; handle legal issues and questions; and other sensitive issues.

From setting up a support network to avoiding scams, this informative guide will help a family decide on - and implement - the best care options for their loved ones.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605507491
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
01/17/2009
Series:
Everything
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author


Kathy Quan, R.N., B.S.N., P.H.N. (Thousand Oaks, CA), has been a nurse for thirty years and runs the Nursing Site (http://thenursingsite.com). She graduated from California State University - Los Angeles with her B.S.N. and Public Health Nurse Certificate. Ms. Quan cared for her father when he suffered from diabetes and experienced heart problems. Together they experienced firsthand the process of applying for disability insurance and getting Medicare through the end-stage renal disease/dialysis process. Ms. Quan is also the author of The Everything® Guide to Careers in Health Care and The Everything® New Nurse Book.

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