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The Resource The family caregiver's manual : a practical planning guide to managing the care of your loved one, David Levy

The family caregiver's manual : a practical planning guide to managing the care of your loved one, David Levy

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The family caregiver's manual : a practical planning guide to managing the care of your loved one
Title
The family caregiver's manual
Title remainder
a practical planning guide to managing the care of your loved one
Statement of responsibility
David Levy
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Family caregiving expert David Levy sets forth how to evaluate priorities, understand options, and face bedrock issues (legal, financial, emotional, social), so caregivers can make wise and informed decisions for their loved ones, while gaining peace of mind from knowing they did the best they could under the circumstances. Drawing from over twenty-five years of experience, Levy provides caregivers with a model for effective planning and problem-solving, focusing on the nonclinical aspects of caregiving, which are often neglected by medical professionals: Caring for young and old victims of disability, illness, and chronic disorders Finding ways to make our healthcare system work Assembling core information about a loved one's life Developing a realistic view of how much care a loved one needs today and may need tomorrow, and understanding that continuum of care Locating resources that can make a difference in making sure a loved one's care-needs are met Finding a good family caregiver support group Overcoming the roadblocks the caregiver's feelings of distress and failure can create Taking a practical approach to that overused phrase "Take care of yourself." David Levy, JD is a gerontologist and a recognized family caregiver expert. Levy holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence and is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator in family caregiving and a certified Family Conflict Dynamics Profiler. He facilitates weekly family caregiver support groups and counsels family caregivers, both pro bono and privately"--
  • "In this practical manual, family caregiving expert David Levy sets forth how to evaluate priorities, understand options, and face bedrock issues (legal, financial, emotional, social), so caregivers can make wise and informed decisions for their loved ones, while gaining peace of mind from knowing they did they best they could under the circumstances"--
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  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 649.8
  • 649.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV697
LC item number
.L48 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The family caregiver's manual : a practical planning guide to managing the care of your loved one, David Levy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Larger print
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Today's family caregiver -- Are you a family caregiver? -- Why planning counts -- Positive attitude = success -- Overcoming guilt and resentment -- Letting go -- Benefitting from a support group -- Building a successful plan -- Why document? -- What can you learn? -- Does everyone need legal documents? -- Get it organized--make it handy! -- Critical information--the lists -- The caregiver's list -- The list for the person needing care now or in the future -- Thinking about "What if ...?" -- Overcoming objections -- When you are already giving care -- What can you do? -- Getting things in order -- Starting the discussion about caregiving needs -- Knowing when care is needed -- You are planning, so what else? -- Planning for financial needs -- Putting care into place -- Crises -- What you need to know in an emergency -- Practical problem solving -- Addressing medical and health needs -- Questions to ask the doctor -- Overall housing and care needs -- Security/safety/condition check -- Hiring a paid caregiver -- Fundamentals of hiring and managing in-home care services -- Using in-home care from a home healthcare agency -- Complaints -- Your role when someone else gives care -- Advocate for a person living away from home -- Someone else deserves care--You! -- Rate your caregiver stress -- Plan for stress reduction -- Understand continuum of care -- How much care is needed? -- Write your plan/make it work -- Simple narrative and plan -- Additional resources
Control code
ocn943709878
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiv, 278 pages
Isbn
9781942094128
Lccn
2016000456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
1402763
System control number
(OCoLC)943709878
Label
The family caregiver's manual : a practical planning guide to managing the care of your loved one, David Levy
Publication
Note
Larger print
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Today's family caregiver -- Are you a family caregiver? -- Why planning counts -- Positive attitude = success -- Overcoming guilt and resentment -- Letting go -- Benefitting from a support group -- Building a successful plan -- Why document? -- What can you learn? -- Does everyone need legal documents? -- Get it organized--make it handy! -- Critical information--the lists -- The caregiver's list -- The list for the person needing care now or in the future -- Thinking about "What if ...?" -- Overcoming objections -- When you are already giving care -- What can you do? -- Getting things in order -- Starting the discussion about caregiving needs -- Knowing when care is needed -- You are planning, so what else? -- Planning for financial needs -- Putting care into place -- Crises -- What you need to know in an emergency -- Practical problem solving -- Addressing medical and health needs -- Questions to ask the doctor -- Overall housing and care needs -- Security/safety/condition check -- Hiring a paid caregiver -- Fundamentals of hiring and managing in-home care services -- Using in-home care from a home healthcare agency -- Complaints -- Your role when someone else gives care -- Advocate for a person living away from home -- Someone else deserves care--You! -- Rate your caregiver stress -- Plan for stress reduction -- Understand continuum of care -- How much care is needed? -- Write your plan/make it work -- Simple narrative and plan -- Additional resources
Control code
ocn943709878
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiv, 278 pages
Isbn
9781942094128
Lccn
2016000456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
1402763
System control number
(OCoLC)943709878

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