How to Care for Aging Parents

How to Care for Aging Parents


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How to Care for Aging Parents by Virginia Morris

Featured on Oprah and Good Morning America, winner of the Books for a Better Life Award, and hailed as an "excellent resource" by the Family Caregiver Alliance, How To Care For Aging Parents is completely revised, updated, and expanded, with nearly 300 pages of new material. Compassionate and thorough, it is a caregiver's bible.

When love is not enough—and, regrettably, it never is—this is an essential guide. Now more than ever.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761134268
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Edition description: REV
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Virginia Morris lectures on the topic of aging parents around the country and has been featured on a host of national media. She testified about eldercare issues before the U.S. Joint Economic Committee and is also the author of Talking About Death. Ms. Morris lives with her husband and two children in Sag Harbor, New York.

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How to Care for Aging Parents 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Everything you ever wanted to know about parent-care and were afraid to ask.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A truly multi-faced resource, with great insights for reconciling the viewpoints and needs of the older relative, the caregiver and siblings and their spouses. The options for care are well explained and then specific listings and suggestions are given. This is a reference which will be valuable as health needs change. Recommended for anyone with older relatives.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the most wonderful book that I have ever picked up. A must have for anybody with an older parent.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be so helpful. It covers every topic imaginable and in a practical yet sensitive manner. I think there were only 1-2 chapters I did not read because they didn't pertain to my situation. I bent page corners and highlighted passages throughout--there were so many things I wanted to remember and share with family members. Among other things, this book left me with a much deeper understanding of my father's dementia and how to cope, an appreciation of the dynamics that occur between siblings, and a hightened awareness of how important it is to also take care of the primary caregiver. The resources listed in the back of the book and throughout are invaluable.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book covers every topic you can imagine. Want to know what to do when your parent is driving, but should not be driving any more? This topic is covered, plus many many more.
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JMarcell More than 1 year ago
This is one of the first books I bought when I began my caregiving journey with my elderly parents and it helped a lot. It is one of the eldercare staples all adult children should have in their library! -Jacqueline Marcell, Author 'Elder Rage', International Speaker on Eldercare & Alzheimer's, Host 'Coping With Caregiving' Internet Radio Show at wsRadio