Aging With Care

Aging With Care

Your Guide to Hiring and Managing Caregivers at Home

Book - 2017
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Finding the right fit to match aging adults with the best caregiver to assist them in their home can be fraught with challenge. In today's pressurized world, the process involves overstressed family members and a shortage of great caregivers. So many adult children are seeking a helping hand and a friendly, experienced voice to guide them through this emotionally charged rite of passage. Aging with Care: Your Guide to Hiring and Managing Caregivers in the Home, takes a personal, professional, and sometimes humorous approach to the challenges, benefits, pitfalls and problems of hiring in-home caregivers. Here, two geriatric care experts explore the essential credentials and experience a home caregiver should have, pitfalls to avoid, hiring options and managing costs, and the decisions that go into finding the right fit for your loved one to be able to age in place. Sharing stories and insights from interviews with caregivers and elders, as well as industry experts, they walk you through the ins and outs, and provide you with the tools necessary to making the best care choices you can for the ones you love.
Publisher: Lanham, : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781442281639
Branch Call Number: 362.24 Lam
Characteristics: xv, 250 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Eckford, Leslie - Author

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