It is estimated that there are 22.5 million caregivers in the United States alone. With medical science constantly extending life expectancy, baby boomers are becoming the first generation to face the large-scale problem of caring for elderly parents. The traditional and conventional methods of care aren't enough to handle this new dimension of aging. The Fourteen Friends' Guide to Eldercaring is one of the first practical, people-oriented sourcebooks for adults who find themselves taking care of their parents.
The Fourteen Friends, now doctors, homemakers, and businesswomen, have been friends since high school. Through the years, they've helped each other with marriages, children, divorces, and deaths. Their spirit of caring and cooperation is embodied in this guidebook. In a light and supportive tone, the Fourteen Friends cover topics like understanding, encouragement, sharing, frustration, and caring for the caregiver. They also provide helpful hints and tips, warm photographs, inspirational quotations, and space for the reader's own thoughts.
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"It is a book I wish I'd had when my siblings and I were caring for our parents...The Fourteen Friends' Guide to Eldercaring lets you put everything you need in one place and has everything you need to do well at this tough, tough job."
--Judy Mann, Washington Post
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Book Description Broadway 2000-05, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Pages are clean and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # 111289
Book Description Broadway, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110767906004