A Caregiver's Survival Guide: How to Stay Healthy When Your Loved One Is Sick, by Strom, Kay Marshall
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- ISBN: 9780830822300 | 0830822305
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/1/2000
When you are responsible for another person's physical needs, your own needs are often neglected. After caring for her spouse, who for ten years suffered from a rare, debilitating disease, Kay Marshall Strom is able to bring a voice of experience and compassion to this important topic. She shows you how tofind spiritual supportmaintain balanced relationshipsdecide when caregiving at home is no longer possiblework out your financial situationunderstand the impact of long-term caregiving on the whole familydeal with your personal lossesWhether you are caring for an elderly parent, a spouse, an adult child or another family member or close friend, Strom's stories drawn from her own and othes' experiences will encourage and comfort you. And her practical ideas for how to meet your own needs for energy, patience, strength, wisdom, peace and creativity will carry you through many difficult days.