When Roles Reverse: A Guide to Parenting Your Parents, Volume 6
Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2006 - 312 halaman
After his father suffered a massive stroke and his mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, Jim Comer found himself an overnight "parent" at the age of 51. When he walked into his father's hospital room everyone looked to him as the "man who knew all the answers." He soon realized he didn't even know the questions.
In ten years of caregiving, Comer has not only learned the questions he has lived them, and with When Roles Reverse he shares his hard-won answers.
He learned to deal with hospitals, insurance companies, rehab centers, his father's deafness and his mother's dementia. Through it all Jim has kept his sanity and sense of humor, in the process forging a deeper, more intimate relationship with his parents.
With laugh-out-loud humor, Jim deals with improvisational moments for which there is no preparation:
And offers personal experience and expert insight on the many issues it's absolutely essential to plan for such as:
When Roles Reverse even includes "Fifty Questions that will save you Time, Money, and Tears," a special section designed to help families initiate vital communication and prepare for the crises, confusion and unexpected joys of caregiving.
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imperfection in, dealing with, 43 joys in, unexpected, 103-109 and the activities
room, 107 and Comer's Commandments on, 109 and a renewed sense of
belonging, 108 and volunteering, 106-107 and walking, 103-104 long-distance ...
A Guide to Parenting Your Parents Jim Comer ... money, and tears, 145-153
finances ATM machines/cards and, 57-58 banking and, 57-58, 90 caregivers
assuming responsibility for, 91 Comer's Commandments on, 95 credit cards and,
6, 1 1 ...
regulatory history of nursing homes and, 207 rehabilitation therapy,
reimbursement for, 10, 15, 64, 83 Medicare Advantage Plan, 271 Medicare
supplement policy, 271 memories Comer's Commandments on, 1 16 creating
new, 114-116 ...
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