The Complete Eldercare Planner, now fully revised with the latest information on everything from financing a longer life to in-home assisted-living care, will help you plan ahead and manage real-life eldercare issues. Everything you need is in these pages, including checklists, worksheets, websites, ste-by-step action plans, and questions to ask professionals. This is the essential guide for anyone who's considering or is ready to make the commitment to caring for someone. Paperback.
Joy Loverde is a leading expert on successful aging and caregiving, and is a consultant for the fast-growing mature-market industry. With over 25 years of experience as a media spokesperson, Joy has been featured on the Today show, CBSs Early Show, CNN Headline News, Fox News, and National Public Radio and in Consumer Reports, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and others. Joy lives in Chicago.
Now more than ever, most people are faced with difficult decisions about caring for an ailing parent, spouse, or relative. The caregiving process is often a daunting task with many unanswered questions: "I work full-time-how can I be in two places at once?" "How will we pay for in-home care?" "Do I really want Dad to move in?" "How do I bring up sensitive issues like not driving?" "How do I get my siblings to pitch in?" "Where do they keep their legal documents and important papers?" On top of regular work and family responsibilities, caregiving can be a full-time job. Fortunately, you need not face the task alone. The Complete Eldercare Planner
provides an invaluable resource to help you along the way.
Topics include: Getting Help
Moving out of the Family Home
Essential Questions to Ask
Responding to an Emergency
Is Spirituality Good Medicine?
Juggling Work and Family
Paying for Care
Unlike other books on the subject, The Complete Eldercare Planner is the only how-to resource that focuses on the big picture of eldercare. Everything you need is in these pages, including time- and money-saving checklists, worksheets, websites, practical step-by-step action plans, low-cost resources, and questions to ask professionals. This fully revised and updated edition of The Complete Eldercare Planner is an essential resource for anyone struggling with the many challenges that face todays caregivers. Whether you are someone who is considering or is ready to make the commitment to care for someone, The Complete Eldercare Planner will provide insight to guide you along the way.