Caregiver's Guide for Canadians
One in five Canadians provides or will provide eldercare to a parent in need, and as baby boomers age, this number is likely to grow. Ensure your loved one receives the best care possible with this Caregiver's Guide for Canadians.
This is intended for a global audience.
Number of pages: 152
Product Description for Caregiver's Guide for Canadians:
What should you do when your mother or father grows old? It's the natural course of life, but so many children of aging parents are unprepared. When a parent’s health begins to fail, an adult child is left scrambling to help, balance his or her time, and even just to cope.
The Caregiver's Guide for Canadians will provide you with valuable tips an advice to help you provide good eldercare while balancing all the demands on your time. It provides practical advice and encouragement to help you care for elders in need. This comprehensive guide answers questions such as:
- What should you expect when caregiving for your elderly parent?Should your parent stay at home, or move to assisted living?
- Who should you ask for help when you need it?
- How do you balance caregiving responsibilities with your personal life?
The author guides you through typical caregiving issues and includes checklists for each area of eldercare, so you can ensure you're providing the best care possible to your loved one.
Product Specification for Caregiver's Guide for Canadians:
|Author Detail||Rick Lauber is a professional freelance writer based in Edmonton, Alberta. He has cared for both of his elderly parents and written extensively about elder caregiving. He has been published in the Edmonton Journal, Canadian Parent, and many more newspapers, journals, and broadcasts.|
|Size||6 x 9|
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News and Reviews
-- Excerpted with permission from a February 2012 speaking invitation by the Alberta Quality of Life Commission to author Rick Lauber.
"This 139-page book is a caregiver's goldmine of information and shared experience. Any person who is, or may be, involved in being a part-time or full-time caregiver for a loved one will be glad to be able to access this collection of valuable tips and must do's to easy their way in doing this very difficult work while also making a life for themselves (and family)."
-- From a review by Shirley K. Stevenson - Edmonton
"I often say I lost my father twice … once when he forgot who I was and once again when he died."
-- Article by the author on how he came to write this book.