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Consumer Health > ConsHlth: Nursing Home
When Someone You Love Needs Nursing Home, Assisted Living, or In-Home Care: The Complete Guide
Bornstein, Robert
ISBN 13: 
9781557045348
ISBN 10: 
1557045348
Category: 
ConsHlth: Nursing Home
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Newmarket Press
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Out of Print
Affiliation: 
Gettysburg College
Audience: 
General/ Laypersons
Dimensions: 
9.0 x 0.8 x 7.0 in
Pages: 
269
Weight: 
1.1
Retail Price: 
16.95
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Synopsis:
Written specifically for the adult child of aging parents and for the older adult whose spouse or sibling may need to spend time in a nursing home, this book guides readers through the entire caregiving and placement-seeking process, from the earliest stages of illness onset, through the nursing home experience, and beyond. Conversational in tone and meticulously organized, When Someone You Love Needs Nursing Home Care is a fact-based, interactive, user-friendly guide to the complex issues that can confront the person whose ill or aging family member can no longer make it on their own. Twelve chapters cover the full range of concerns, including: recognizing signs and symptoms in-home care when in-home care becomes impossible choosing the right placement setting; preparations to leave home adjusting to the new situation; nursing home politics late-life medical problems and how to deal with them problem behaviors transitions back home hospices caregiver survival

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