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The sandwich generation's guide to eldercare

A practical, accessible, and comprehensive guide to the legal, financial, emotional and daily living challenges of caring for aging parents while raising your own family. If you are caring for an elderly loved one while raising a child, you may feel overwhelmed and unprepared. The Sandwich Generation's Guide to Eldercare, written by three experts with extensive professional and personal experience with eldercare, provides the information and resources you need to make important decisions, balance your responsibilities, and ensure your elder's well-being as well as your own
Print Book, English, 2013
DemosHealth, New York, 2013
xii, 207 pages ; 23 cm
9781936303434, 9781617051425, 1936303434, 161705142X
You are not alone: the graying of America and the role of the sandwich generation in providing eldercare
Is it time?: determining when it's time to take over the care of your loved one
Making a plan: practical, legal, health care, and financial essentials
Balancing your loved one's wishes with practical reality: in-home care, assisted living or skilled nursing facility, or hospice care
Stress, guilt, anger, burnout, and more: dealing with the impact of eldercare on the caregiver and the entire family
Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and sundowner's syndrome
Advocating for your loved one: an eldercare bill of rights
Pulling it all together: 10 essential strategies for caregivers
Appendixes : A. Eldercare safety checklist ; B. Caregiver kit
Eldercare experts: who they are, what they do, how to find them
Eldercare resources A-Z