â€œThe bible of eldercareâ€â€”ABC World News. â€œAn indispensable bookâ€â€”AARP. â€œA compassionate guide of encyclopedic proportionâ€â€”The Washington Post. And, winner of a Books for a Better Life Award. How to Care for Aging Parents is the best and bestselling book of its kind, and its author, Virginia Morris, is the go-to person on eldercare for the media, appearing on Oprah, TODAY, and Good Morning America, among many other outlets.
How to Care for Aging Parents is an authoritative, clear, and comforting source of advice and support for the ever-growing number of Americansâ€”now 42 millionâ€”who care for an elderly parent, relative, or friend. And now, in its third edition, it is completely overhauled and updated, chapter-by-chapter and page-by-page, with the most recent medical findings and recommendations. It includes a whole new chapter on fraud; details on the latest â€œaging in placeâ€ technologies; more helpful online resources; and everything you need to know about current laws and regulations. Also new are fill-in worksheets for gathering specifics on medications; caregiversâ€™ names, schedules, and contact info; doctorsâ€™ phone numbers and addresses; and other essential information in one handy place at the back of the book.
From having that first difficult conversation to arranging a funeral and dealing with griefâ€”and all of the other important issues in betweenâ€”How to Care for Aging Parents is the essential guide.