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4 edition of Stories of family caregiving found in the catalog.

Stories of family caregiving

reconsiderations of theory, literature, and life

by Suzanne Poirier

  • 66 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Center Nursing Pub. in Indianapolis, IN .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Caregivers -- United States.,
    • Caregivers -- United States -- Family relationships.,
    • Feminist theory.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-198) and index.

      StatementSuzanne Poirier and Lioness Ayres.
      ContributionsAyres, Lioness.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV40.42 .P65 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 208 p. ;
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3572154M
      ISBN 101930538065
      LC Control Number2002100699
      OCLC/WorldCa49537457

      Caregiver Action Network. Caregiver Action Network is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. Currently, there is no content with this tag. Loading By Story.

        This collection offers support and encouragement in its stories for family caregivers of all ages, including the “sandwich” generation caring for a family member while raising their children. With stories by those on the receiving end of the care too. Caregivers share funny and inspiring stories of absurd moments because laughter really is the best antidote for caregiver stress. COVID Alert: Manage caregiver stress .

        No one usually selects “caregiving” as a major in college or pursues that track with the same intention as other careers, and yet according to a survey conducted by The National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and the AARP Public Policy Institute, an estimated million adults in the United States provide unpaid care to an adult or child.   Filled with engaging, helpful stories of sisters and brothers with struggles like yours–whether you are the family caregiver or not.” (Source: Amazon) Learn more about this caregiver book on the They’re Your Parents Too book website. “Slow Dancing with a Stranger” By Meryl Comer, Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer’s Initiative.


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