Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version? A good read, though not a comfortable one. I also purchased a copy for my cousin, who has been caring for her elderly Mother, as well. My own health suffered dealing with the frustration of juggling ignorant medical staff, rude medical staff, managing finances, and simply getting my parents to eat. I left my copy for my parents to read. Not only is it informative, it is well written and entertaining.
Marcell, for coming forward at a time when it wasn't so common to do so and arming your many readers with ways in which to cope with difficult and aging parents. It has been empowering for me as an eldercare professional and an important part of my own wellbeing as I became a caregiver to my beloved husband. However the author's constant whining about how bad the situation was and her constant complaints about being the poor put upon victim got really old, really I couldn't finish this book. I am surprised you wanted to read it as the title and back cover are very clear about what it is about. The book has a lot of suggestions and sources for information that make for a good starting point. We do not store files, because it is prohibited. Anyone caring for an aging loved one, particularly a parent will be able to relate to much in the book, regardless of whether that individual has dementia or not.
This incredible roller coaster ride is a can't-put-it-down page-turner, as well as a how-to guide for struggling caregivers. Refuses any mention of? John Gray, Mark Victor Hansen, Julie Harris, Johns Hopkins Memory Clinic, Dr. Modern smartphones and computers can read files of any format. The book needed some serious editing and the writing style was simply irritating to read. She reported to me that she couldn't put the book down, alternately crying and laughing, as she read it. I know not everyone would enjoy the humor, but humor is how I get through some of the events with my mother.
Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. It is also considered for a film. After caring for her spouse, who for ten years suffered from a rare, debilitating disease, Kay Marshall Strom is able to bring a voice of experience and compassion to this important topic. Now I think I know. Her writing style is peppered with annoying movie-references, but if you can get past that or better yet just skip over those bits, there's a ton of real raw stuff there. You know the type, y I was looking forward to how this book might offer assistance concerning my own struggles with elder care but unfortunately it's terribly written.
I highly recommend it for anyone dealing with elderly parents who have spontaneous outbursts of uncontrollable anger. I love that Jacqueline writes with many lyrical and theoretical examples , I do the same lyrically anyway , especially when recalling especially happy and sad events as that as how I think and that is how I've coped with difficult emotions most of my life. My mother and I were his primary care-givers through all the inexorable changes in his behaviour that this disease afflicts on its sufferers over the long, painful years. The story is poignant and comical, including great insights and resources for dealing with dreaded dementia. I found the advice given in the book extremely helpful in caring for my elderly Mother.
Eldercare Expert, Jacqueline Marcell, Answers Your Caregiving Questions! Where to find resources to make caregiving less stressful. My situation was somewhat similar to Ms. I know, I've been there too!. I am honored it is a Book-of-the-Month Club selection receiving 50+ endorsements , 500+ 5-Star Amazon reviews, required reading at numerous universities, and considered for a film. Has become depressed, manipulative, distrustful or hostile? A Book-of-the-Month Club selection, Elder Rage is a unique combination non-fiction novel and self-help book. The humor made the entire subject easier to take and the information was quite helpful.
In the entertainment industry, author Jackie Marcell finds herself out of work and caring for both of her aging parents. We regularly check this is a fully automatic process the availability of servers, the links to which we offer you. I passed it to a friend going through it with her father and it helped her so much with self-doubt and what to do. I've not yet healed from all of this, but things are better. It teaches you to deal successfully with managed care organizations, home health services, and especially your loved one; and arms you with the knowledge and skills you need for deciding if your loved one's care is appropriate, if your doctor is the right one, if something more is needed. I had only intended to skim this book after I heard an interview with the author on the radio - I'm nowhere near the stages I hope of dealing with this situation myself for hopefully a good long time, but the day my hold came in to the library I happened to be an hour early for an appointment and sat down to read it and found myself sitting in a corner weeping while glued to the pages.
We are all doing the best we can. The National Center on Elder Abuse published a very favorable review of Elder Rage in their national newsletter. However, if one is faced with the situation that Miss Marcell was and wrote about; the book is priceless. That's not what it is. I capitalized on their long-term memories and instead of arguing the facts, it was best to live in their realities of the moment.