Due to the lack of formal training, self-doubt, and conflicting ideas from outside resources, most Parkinson's disease care partners and caregivers struggle and experience frustration in caring for their loved one. The challenges for care partners in the early and intermediate stages as well as the challenges for caregivers in the more advanced stages vary widely. The purpose of this book is to equip Parkinson's disease care partners and caregivers with the confidence and skills necessary to enjoy the caregiving years with less struggles and heartache.
In You are a Better Parkinson's Disease Caregiver Than You Think, author Kevin Klos, MD offers practical solutions and applications that he has learned from extensive research from patients and caregivers in his clinical practice as well as his own experiences as a caregiver for his mother with Parkinson's disease. He provides actionable plans that will give you the confidence to be a better caregiver and reduce the guilt that so many individuals experience. Based on Dr. Klos's clinical experience, backed by advice from care partners and caregivers caring for loved ones in all stages of the disease and illustrated by case stories from real caregivers, You are a Better Parkinson's Disease Caregiver Than You think provides and principles and skills that you must learn and master. Your caregiving journey will never be the same.