The Complete Canadian Eldercare Guide
Expert Solutions to Help You Make the Best Choices for your Loved OnesBook - 2004
Providing eldercare while holding down a stressful job and a busy home life is a recipe for burnout. It is the worst climate in which to make thoughtful, informed decisions that have significant impact on the quality of life of an aging parent. The Complete Canadian Eldercare Guide , written by one of Canada's foremost experts on eldercare, will provide the advice people need to make tough decisions about their loved ones, including:Housing-can your loved ones live independently or do they need some form of assisted living? Finances-are they in place to guarantee quality of life? Legal and estate planning-do not wait for a crisis to plan around these issues Medical needs-find out what resources are available to meet different levels of care Independence and mobility-learn how to balance your parents' need for independence against the realities of their health situation.