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Book details
  • SubGenre:Eldercare
  • Language:English
  • Pages:118
  • eBook ISBN:9781892785763

Aging is a Family Affair

by Doug Manning

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A practical, hands-on guide to the myriad of decisions facing a family when an elderly loved one needs care or placement decisions.
Family meetings, legal planning, financial considerations, choosing the right care, helping the caregiver. . .all of these topics are of great concern to a family faced with planning care for an aging loved one. Doug provides a hands-on planning guide for a practical and loving approach to long-term care. Assisted living facilities, elder care consultants, elder law specialists should all recommend this book to their clients. Church ministries and support groups can use the information for ongoing classes and discussions. Each on of your family members should download this version before having a family meeting. The most important issue to be decided in long-term care is how to take care of each other and the family bonds.
About the author
Doug's career has included minister, counselor, business executive, author and publisher. He and his wife, Barbara, were parents to four daughters and long-term caregivers to three parents. After thirty years in the ministry, Doug began a new career in 1982 and has devoted his time to writing, counseling, and leading seminars in the areas of grief and elder care. His publishing company, InSight books, Inc., specializes in books, video and audio productions specifically designed to help people face some of the toughest challenges of life. Doug has a warm, conversational style in which he shares insights and stories from his vast experiences. Sitting down to read a book from Doug is like having a long conversation with a good friend.