9781557048165

When Someone You Love Needs Nursing Home, Assisted Living, or In-Home Care: The Complete Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9781557048165

  • ISBN10:

    1557048169

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-05-19
  • Publisher: Harpercollins
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Summary

Written by two distinguished psychologists with specialties in eldercare counseling and research, this frank, friendly, time-tested guide is meticulously organized to provide answers, dispel myths, anticipate needs, and help you learn strategies for dealing with every aspect of in-home and out-of-home care, including caring for the caregiver in the process. Provided throughout are checklists, worksheets, telephone and Internet lists, budget worksheets, questionnaires, and a detailed index.

Author Biography

Robert F. Bornstein, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at Adelphi University and has published more than 150 articles and book chapters on personality dynamics, diagnosis, and treatment.

Mary A. Languirand, Ph.D., is coauthor of The Thinking Skills Workbook, a pioneering treatment manual for cognitive remediation in older adults. A counselor for older adults and their families, as well as health professionals, she specializes in the complexities of nursing home, assisted care, and in-home services.

The authors are married and live in Westbury, New York. They are also the authors of Healthy Dependency: Leaning on Others Without Losing Yourself.

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