The Caregiver's Path to Compassionate Decision Making: Making Choices for Those Who Can't

With the rapid increase in our elderly population and the rapid escalation of medical costs, decision making has become a critical and often heartbreaking exercise for caregivers This book provides a proven method for facing tough choices in emotionally charged circumstances.
The Caregiver s Path to Compassionate Decision Making Making Choices for Those Who Can t With the rapid increase in our elderly population and the rapid escalation of medical costs decision making has become a critical and often heartbreaking exercise for caregivers This book provides a

  • Title: The Caregiver's Path to Compassionate Decision Making: Making Choices for Those Who Can't
  • Author: Viki Kind
  • ISBN: 9781608320417
  • Page: 363
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Caregiver's Path to Compassionate Decision Making: Making Choices for Those Who Can't”

    1. Loved this book. The author gives logical, practical insight for a difficult time. When you are in the midst of caregiving, you can't take the time to think very clearly. This book gives a step by step guide to making difficult decisions for your loved one. These guidelines can be used for temporary needs or long term needs. A must read if your loved ones are aging.

    2. Anyone looking for a guidance as a designated caregiver or concerned family member, here it is. I would recommend this book for a parents overwhelmed by treatment options for their child. Formatted in easy to use reference lists and helpful questions to ask including when to step on behalf of a love one. For a couple this is a great start for the conversation to find out each other's wishes for end of life care.

    3. I met Viki at a talk she gave to caregivers in 2011, when my mother had just been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Little did I know at the time how invaluable this book would become! My mother developed cancer and passed in January 2013. This book was extremely informative, and supportive in helping to make difficult decisions regarding my mother's treatment.

    4. Clear, helpful advice for understanding how to be a good healthcare proxy (durable power of attorney for health care).

    5. My neighbor has this book and I am needed it cause I am the full time caregiver of my mother with alzheimers.

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