Monthly Archives: April 2017

Aging Families and Caregiving

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With the field of geriatric mental health growing rapidly in the next decade as the Baby Boomers age, this timely guide brings together a notable team of international contributors to provide guidance for caregivers, families, and those who counsel them on managing caregiving challenges for aging family members. Aging Families and Caregiving helps mental health professionals guide families and other caregivers as they adjust to the demands of caring for aging family members and provides essential guidelines […]

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Stander HandyBar – Automotive Standing Aid Car Assist Handle + Vehicle Emergency Escape Tools with Window Breaker and Seat Belt Cutter + Lifetime Guarantee

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Avin HandyBar is a 3-in-1 automotive safety tool that allows the user to easily sit or stand safely while entering or exiting their vehicle, offering support and protecting from falls. It fits securely into either the passenger or driver side of the door of almost all types of vehicles and provides optimal leverage. The Avin HandyBar comes with two added safety features for automotive emergencies: a built-in window breaker and seat belt cutter. This solid mobility bar […]

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The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers: Looking After Yourself and Your Family While Helping an Aging Parent

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Caring for a parent whose health is in decline turns the world upside down. The emotional fallout can be devastating, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Empathic guidance from an expert who’s been there can help. Through an account of two sisters and their ailing mother–interwoven with no-nonsense advice–The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers helps family members navigate tough decisions and make the most of their time together as they care for an aging parent. […]

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Use of Two Way Radios While Caring for the Elderly

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The proportion of the elderly to the total population in the US is a significant 12.9%, according to figures from the Administration of Aging. In addition, the percentage is expected to increase to 19% by the year 2030. The best way to take care of this section of the population is to remain connected to them while helping them remain safe and independent. The advancement of technology has led to the development of several unique communication systems […]

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Caregiving Contexts: Cultural, Familial and Societal Implications

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“This volume represents a major step forward in the literature by placing its focus squarely on the caregiving context, its dimensions and how it shapes the process and outcomes of family care. The chapters locate care within the family, rather than a single individual….The family, in turn, in embedded within a larger cultural, community, and social context….These explorations of context will give us a broader view of how caregiving occurs. It will help us improve our theories […]

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Circles of Care: How to Set Up Quality Care for Our Elders in the Comfort of Their Own Homes

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My parent needs help, but refuses to consider a nursing home That’s the dilemma facing millions of baby boomers today. How can we ensure responsible, compassionate, even uplifting care for our aging parents at home? Mindfulness is key, Ann Cason writes. Good care begins with watching and listening, with entering the elder’s world and accepting it. Drawing on decades of experience in caring for the elderly, Cason helps us understand how old age feels and how we […]

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A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents–and Ourselves

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When Jane Gross found herself suddenly thrust into a caretaker role for her eighty-five year-old mother, she was forced to face challenges that she had never imagined. As she and her younger brother struggled to move her mother into an assisted living facility, deal with seemingly never-ending costs, and adapt to the demands on her time and psyche, she learned valuable and important lessons. Here, the longtime New York Times expert on the subject of elderly care […]

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How to Start a Home-Based Senior Care Business (Home-Based Business Series)

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Everything you need to know to start and run a profitable, ethical, and satisfying home-based business in the field of senior care. This book covers the range of senior care businesses that are increasingly in demand. It discusses the businesses that can be set up by those with special qualifications, such as nursing, social work, or other health and human services degrees, as well as those that can be run by individuals with no special training but […]

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