When Someone You Love Needs Nursing Home, Assisted Living, or In-Home Care

When Someone You Love Needs Nursing Home, Assisted Living, or In-Home Care

by Robert F. Bornstein
     
 

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

AARP's My Generation
An indispensable book, especially in a crisis when decisions need to be made quickly.
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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557045348
Publisher:
Newmarket Press
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.92(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

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