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Assisting Our Aging Parents and Patients: A…

Assisting Our Aging Parents and Patients: A Roadmap to an Undiscovered…

by Lesley Slepner

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This second edition builds off of the starting points addressed in the first edition related to families seeking guidance with issues common to aging parents or patients. In it, Slepner, identifies questions to be raised and provides a framework for developing responses unique to each family. The second edition includes an additional chapter to assist professionals as they guide families through conversations about financial, legal, medical and end-of-life issues, as well as concerns about safety, social connectedness and day-to-day needs. This book is intended to act as a guide, not a follow this path and all will be well roadmap. There are as many routes to the goal of safety and sanity as there are families taking the journey to assist loved ones. Just as you plan a trip, Slepner helps you plan a path through your loved one s older years. Using a map to plan your route as well as to look at alternative paths assures that the trip will be as smooth as possible. Likewise, being proactive anticipating obstacles you may face along the way will make the journey easier as you prepare for your loved one s later years. Table of Contents: Chapter 1--Financial Issues, Chapter 2--Medical Issues, Chapter 3--Social Issues, Chapter 4--Legal Concerns, Chapter 5--End of Life Concerns, Chapter 6--Day-to-Day Activities, Chapter 7--Safety, Chapter 8--Pointers for Professionals, Chapters 1-7 include Worksheet pages

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