Or, Take My Father... Please! ; How to Survive Caring for Aging ParentsBook - 2001
Elder Rage, or Take My Father... Please: How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents is a unique combination of a riveting true story as well as an extensive self-help book, with solutions for effective management, medically and behaviorally, of challenging elders who resist care. Jacqueline Marcell s poignant and often-humorous story of caring for her challenging elderly father and sweet but frail mother addresses issues like how to get an obstinate elder to: give up driving, accept a caregiver, see a different doctor, take medication, go to adult day care, move to a new residence, etc. Includes: Behavior Modification Guidelines, 25 Q & A s: How Do I Handle My Elderly Loved One Who...', Long-Term Care Insurance, Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer s, How is Alzheimer s Diagnosed, Three Stages of Alzheimer s, Startling Statistics, Other Diseases That Act Like Alzheimer s, Jacqueline s Top Ten Recommendations, Hope For The Future, The Search for the Cure, Valuable Resources, Recommended Reading. Internationally known dementia specialist, Rodman Shankle, MS MD, contributes the addendum: A Physician s Guide to Treating Dementia. Over 50 endorsements include: Hugh Downs, Regis Philbin, Dr. Dean Edell, Duke University Center for Aging, Dr. Nancy Snyderman/ABC News, Leeza Gibbons, Senator John D. Rockefeller IV, Rudy Tanzi/Harvard Medical School, and The Johns Hopkins Memory Clinic. http://www.elderrage.com
Publisher: Irvine, CA : Impressive Press, 2001.
Characteristics: xvii, 344 p. ; 21 cm.