Eldercare for Dummies (Paperback)

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Cope with legal, financial, and medical issues

Minimize anxiety and stress and make the later years golden

Need help caring for an elderly loved one? This sensitive, reassuring guide provides strategies for assessing older persons' needs, arranging for care, ensuring their safety, and enhancing quality of life - all while respecting their dignity. You'll see how to manage physical disabilities and chronic health problems, evaluate nursing homes, and help elders control their destinies.

The Dummies Way
* Explanations in plain English
* "Get in, get out" information
* Icons and other navigational aids
* Tear-out cheat sheet
* Top ten lists
* A dash of humor and fun.

About the Author


Rachelle Zukerman, PhD (Woodland Hills, CA), is a gerontologist, licensed clinical social worker, and Associate Professor of Social Welfare at the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Dr. Zukerman taught clinical gerontology as a visiting professor at Hong Kong University and was a 1998--99 Fulbright Scholar to Taiwan where she taught counseling methods for elderly clients and their families.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780764524691
ISBN-10: 0764524690
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: June 24th, 2013
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: For Dummies