These fourteen women are life-long friends from Arlington, VA, who have faced life's challenges, tragedies and triumphs together. Their own experiences with eldercaring became the basis for this handy and practical guide.
The Fourteen Friends Guide to Eldercaring: Inspiration, Practical Advice, Shared Experiences, Space to Thinkby Fourteen Friends, Joan Hunter Cooper (Editor), Fourteen Friends
The Fourteen Friends who wrote this book have maintained and cherished each other's friendship since high school days in Arlington, Virginia. They include a neurologist, a psychiatric nurse practitioner, a drug and alcohol counselor, teachers, and small business owners. Over the years, their conversation and concerns have progressed from boyfriends, husbands, children and careers to caring for their aging parents. As in the past, they continue to share advice and information along with laughter and tears. Now, in this very readable guide, they share personal anecdotes and solutions to difficult situations faced in their own caregiving experiences with loved ones. Each chapter covers a wealth of information and gives helpful tips and resources garnered from their work and research. Knowing how important it is for a caregiver to reflect and plan, this interactive guide provides you with ample space for observations on a loved one's condition, vital emergency information, appointments, and your own ideas.
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