Take Good Care

Take Good Care

Finding your Joy in Compassionate Caregiving

Book - 2017
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In a time when tens of millions of people provide care for family members, older adults, and people with special needs, we should all be experts at it. Instead, we often struggle with caring for others while taking care of ourselves.

In a time when tens of millions of people provide care for family members, older adults, and people with special needs, we should all be experts at it. Instead, we often struggle with caring for others while taking care of ourselves.

In Take Good Care, author Cynthia Orange brings together compelling testimonies from a wide range of caregivers, advice from leading experts in the field, and her own hard-won wisdom to capture the subtle differences between caretaking and caregiving. Learning to distinguish the two helps us translate how and why we care for each other into a mutually rewarding experience.

It's easy to become overinvolved in another person's life and needs when giving care. Feeling burdened with expectations and resentments in a codependent relationship hinders a sense of joy, purpose, and engagement. Relationships require empathy and boundaries; with them, a codependent caretaker can transform into an intentional, self-aware, and compassionate caregiver.
Publisher: Center City, Minnesota : Hazelden Publishing, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781616496739
Branch Call Number: 610 Ora
Characteristics: xv, 235 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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