When Someone You Love Needs Nursing Home, Assisted Living, or In-Home Care, Revised 2nd Edition

When Someone You Love Needs Nursing Home, Assisted Living, or In-Home Care, Revised 2nd Edition

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by Robert F., PhD Bornstein PhD, Mary A. Languirand
     
 

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Newly revised and updated, this acclaimed, complete guide delivers what people need to know to help an aging loved one—a must for all caregivers!

Written by two distinguished psychologists for spouses, siblings, and adult children, this frank and highly useful guide is meticulously organized to provide answers, dispel myths, anticipate needs, and provide

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Newly revised and updated, this acclaimed, complete guide delivers what people need to know to help an aging loved one—a must for all caregivers!

Written by two distinguished psychologists for spouses, siblings, and adult children, this frank and highly useful guide is meticulously organized to provide answers, dispel myths, anticipate needs, and provide strategies for dealing with every aspect of in-home and facility care.

With chapters on choosing the right placement setting, navigating the bureaucracy of today's eldercare system, and determining how best to pay for services, this revised edition includes new information on:

  • diagnosis
  • interventions
  • insurance, legal, and policy matters

as well as updated checklists, phone and Internet lists, budget worksheets, and questionnaires.

Editorial Reviews

Roberto Jaramillo
Offers useful tools for helping one identify legal, emotional, and practical information about long-term care...evaluation tools to screen for the right nursing facility...the nuts and bolts of discharge planning, making your home safe, late-life medical problems and how to deal with them, and the rights of your loved ones...a humorous and serious guide. The Senior Times
AARP's My Generation
An indispensable book, especially in a crisis when decisions need to be made quickly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557048165
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
05/19/2009
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.96(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Meet the Author

Robert F. Bornstein, Ph.D., is currently a professor of psychology at Gettysburg College, and has published more than 100 articles and 30 book chapters on psychological diagnosis, testing, and treatment.

Mary A. Languirand, Ph.D., is co-author of The Thinking Skills Workbook, a pioneering treatment manual for cognitive remediation in older adults. She is in full-time private practice counseling older adults and their families, as well as health professionals about the complexities of nursing home, assisted care, and in-home services. The authors are married and live in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. They are also the authors of When Someone You Love Needs Nursing Home, Assisted Living, or In-Home Care—The Complete Guide.

Robert F. Bornstein, Ph.D., is currently a professor of psychology at Gettysburg College, and has published more than 100 articles and 30 book chapters on psychological diagnosis, testing, and treatment.

Mary A. Languirand, Ph.D., is co-author of The Thinking Skills Workbook, a pioneering treatment manual for cognitive remediation in older adults. She is in full-time private practice counseling older adults and their families, as well as health professionals about the complexities of nursing home, assisted care, and in-home services. The authors are married and live in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. They are also the authors of When Someone You Love Needs Nursing Home, Assisted Living, or In-Home Care—The Complete Guide.

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