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

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When an aging family member needs some extra help and care, whether a parent, spouse, sibling, or friend, this is the book to get. It delivers bottom-line, no-nonsense, practical information for every stage of need, from the earliest signs of illness, through the nursing home, and beyond.

Written by two distinguished psychologists with specialties in eldercare counseling and research, this frank, friendly, time-tested guide is meticulously organized to provide answers, dispel ...

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

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Overview

When an aging family member needs some extra help and care, whether a parent, spouse, sibling, or friend, this is the book to get. It delivers bottom-line, no-nonsense, practical information for every stage of need, from the earliest signs of illness, through the nursing home, and beyond.

Written by two distinguished psychologists with specialties in eldercare counseling and research, this frank, friendly, time-tested guide is meticulously organized to provide answers, dispel myths, anticipate needs, and help you learn strategies for dealing with every aspect of in-home and facility care, including caring for the caregiver in the process. Also includes checklists, phone and Internet lists, budget worksheets, questionnaires, and a detailed index.

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557048165
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/19/2009
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 536,421
  • 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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