Whether you're caring for an elderly parent or other adult, you will be encouraged by the stories the author shares from her own life and those of others. And you'll be inspired and revitalized by the ideas for support, finances, relationships and much more that will help carry you through.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 156 Vendor: Inter-Varsity Press Publication Date: 2000
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 0830822305 ISBN-13: 9780830822300 Availability: In Stock
When you are responsible for another person's physical needs, your own needs are often neglected. After caring for her spouse, who for ten years suffered from a rare, debilitating disease, Kay Marshall Strom is able to bring a voice of experience and compassion to this important topic. She shows you how to
find spiritual support
maintain balanced relationships
decide when caregiving at home is no longer possible
work out your financial situation
understand the impact of long-term caregiving on the whole family
deal with your personal losses
Whether you are caring for an elderly parent, a spouse, an adult child or another family member or close friend, Strom's stories drawn from her own and othes' experiences will encourage and comfort you. And her practical ideas for how to meet your own needs for energy, patience, strength, wisdom, peace and creativity will carry you through many difficult days.
A professional writer based in Eugene, Oregon, Kay Marshall Strom has written more than thirty books. She now partners with her husband (Daniel Kline) as Kline, Strom International, Inc., and together they have spoken on various topics to well over 100,000 people in more than twenty countries.