Focus on the Family Complete Guide to Caring for Aging Loved Ones

Focus on the Family Complete Guide to Caring for Aging Loved Ones

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Offers support to caregivers of the elderly, covering everything from understanding the physical and mental changes of aging to handling finances, making medical decisions, getting help, and dealing with end-of-life issues.

Whether you're preparing for the responsibility or are in the midst of caring for an aging loved one, this complete guide from Focus on the Family provides the practical information you need—and a spiritual and emotional lifeline. Topics covered include: burnout; physical, emotional, and mental changes in aging; medical, financial, and legal help; elder abuse; choosing a care facility; and end-of-life decisions. Caregivers and potential caregivers will also learn what the Bible says about caregiving and the keys to effectively fulfilling that role. True stories throughout the guide share common concerns and a sense of support from “those who have been there.”

An official book of the Focus on the Family Physician's Resource Council, comprised of 40 U.S. and Canadian physicians representing diverse medical expertise. The general editors for the book are Henry Holstege, Ph.D., Gerontology Professor, Calvin College; and Robert Riekse, Ed.D., Director, Calvin College–Grand Rapids Community College Consortium on Aging.

Here's what others are saying about Caring for Aging Loved Ones:
“What an awesome book!! What a great resource to be able to make available to caregivers. [It addresses] such a growing need with the graying of America. [It] is going to become a leading resource in this field—I guarantee it!!”

—Stephen Sparks
National Director of Senior Adult Ministries

Publisher: Wheaton, Ill. : Tyndale House Publishers, c2002
ISBN: 9780842335881
Characteristics: xvi, 558 p. ; 24 cm


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