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You'd better not die or I'll kill you : a caregiver's survival guide to keeping you in good health and good spirits

Author: Jane Heller
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Heller thought she'd found her dream man-- until he turned out to be a "frequent flier," the term doctors and nurses use to refer to patients who land in the E.R. more often than the average person goes to Starbucks. Here, Jane shares her experiences of looking after her chronically ill husband and offers practical guidance for handling it all without drowning. She provides advice on staying healthy while caring for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humor
Biography
Popular works
Named Person: Jane Heller
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Heller
ISBN: 9781452107530 145210753X
OCLC Number: 783157726
Description: 287 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: What is a caregiver anyway? --
Navigating past the freak-out --
Making emergency room visits and insanity mutually exclusive --
Doctors--
can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em --
How to turn even the crankiest nurses/aides/medical personnel into buddies --
When loved ones take on a different personality and you start wishing they'd disappear --
How to wait out waiting rooms --
The hospital room etiquette Miss Manners never told us about --
Who's the boss of me? --
Getting on the same page as that sister who drives you nuts (and other family matters) --
Who knew friends could be so--
unfriendly --
Does working mean you don't care or does caring mean you don't work --
The home health-care invasion --
Using the F word, as in "facility" --
Finding a shoulder--
or ten--
to lean on --
"Caregiver sleep" doesn't have to be an oxymoron --
The great escape--
taking a mental vacation --
Being a crybaby isn't necessarily a bad thing --
Sometimes laughter isn't the best medicine--
it's the only medicine --
Just breathe. Or meditate. Or both --
Who has time to cook a healthy meal? We do. --
The exercise conundrum --
Sex? Romance? Is anybody getting any? --
When to see a shrink --
"Spiritual care" isn't necessarily just for the spiritual --
Getting through the goodbye --
Yes, there are silver linings --
When caregiver becomes cargivee --
Famous last words.
Responsibility: Jane Heller.

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Heller thought she'd found her dream man-- until he turned out to be a "frequent flier," the term doctors and nurses use to refer to patients who land in the E.R. more often than the average person goes to Starbucks. Here, Jane shares her experiences of looking after her chronically ill husband and offers practical guidance for handling it all without drowning. She provides advice on staying healthy while caring for a loved one and learning to communicate with medical staff.

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