Caregiving 101

Caregiving 101

by Taffy Cannon
Caregiving 101

Caregiving 101

by Taffy Cannon


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“Suffering is a complex phenomenon. So is the experience of caring for people who are suffering, especially if they are loved ones. It is essential to have resources that allow us to better cope with such events and processes. This book is a great contribution in this line.”—Dr. Luis Cruz-Villalobos, author, clinical psychologist, PhD (VU Amsterdam) 

Nobody is ever ready. When her brother had a stroke, Taffy Cannon was thrust into the realm of caregiving: the medical lingo, the legal paperwork, the spiritual exhaustion. Caregiving 101 offers practical guidance from the author’s own experience, from the formation of a support team to the options for long-term care. Though caregiving decisions can be difficult, Cannon reassures caregivers that they are not alone. Taffy Cannon is also the author of 14 mystery novels. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780829806410
Publisher: Pilgrim Press, The/United Church Press
Publication date: 01/17/2022
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Taffy Cannon is the author of fourteen books, including SibCare: The Trip You Never Planned to Take, which details all aspects of caring for a sibling. She lives in California. 

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 First Steps: Evaluating the Situation 5

2 Getting Organized 23

3 Medical Personnel and Facilities 49

4 Diagnosis, Treatment, and Medication 71

5 The Paper Jungle 113

6 The Dailiness of Daily Life 147

7 Caring for the Caregiver 169

8 The New Normal 189

9 End of Life Issues 235

Resources 267

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