Strength for the Moment is author Lori Hogan's salute to unsung caregivers who work tirelessly and often go unrecognized for their commitment, compassion, and devotion. The founder of Home Instead Senior Care, Lori draws from the stories of staff, franchise partners, family members, friends, and acquaintances. The 52 stories in this devotional book are their stories with introductory comments by Lori along with encouraging NIV Scripture and a prayer at the conclusion of each story.
The role of the family caregiver is very rewarding, but being a caregiver can also be physically and emotionally exhausting. Caregivers often feel overwhelmed by their work and the demands of those receiving their care, and these demands touch every aspect of their lives. Still, despite the challenges, millions of family caregivers provide care to many of the 36 million seniors living in the United States. AARP counts 65.7 million caregivers in America todayalmost one-third of the adult U.S. population.
Strength for the Moment responds to the needs of these special people who give of themselves to help their loved ones maintain quality of life in the home. Combining inspiring stories, prayer and scripture, and practical advice, this book provides much needed encouragement, emotional nourishment, and affirmation.
Home care is a challenge, but it can ultimately be a deeply rewarding experience. Strength for the Moment promises to inspire caregivers and helps them face each day refreshed in their thinking and prepared to provide the best care for those they love the most.
LORI HOGAN founded Home Instead Senior Care in 1994 with her husband,
Paul, after Paul's family experienced the challenge of caring for his grandmother.
Home Instead has provided services to half a million clients through a network of
850 franchise offices located in the U.S. and 15 other countries. The Hogans'
2009 book Stages of Senior Care: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making the Best
Decisions, a response to the nearly complete information vacuum families face as
they make important senior care decisions, was a USA Today bestseller.
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