More and more seniors are embracing the idea of aging in place, or
living at home for as long as possible, rather than pursuing group or
assisted living scenarios. As baby boomers tend to their parents and set
their own long-term goals, many are faced with the ideas of home care
and caregiving for the first time ever. In “A Guide For Caregiving: What’s
Next? – Planning for Safety, Quality, and Compassionate Care for Your
Loved One and Yourself,” Tina M. Marrelli, MSN, MA, RN, FAAN, offers
guidance for readers faced with the challenge of becoming a caregiver,
providing helpful answers to common questions and additional
resources to educate and prepare readers for the realities of caregiving.
The book’s topics include direction on creating and maintaining a
care notebook, home care safety and a glossary of common health
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Marrelli has also included more specific sections for care related to
amputation, bedbound patients, cardiac issues, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD),
diabetes, stroke and end of life or hospice situations, among others.
The book is intentionally formatted to be able to be carried by readers who are on the go: A
practical guidebook for facing caregiving challenges with a compassionate expert by the reader’s side.
The American Journal of Nursing named A Guide for Caregiving: What’s Next? a top three consumer
health book for 2017, while Caring.com named it one of the Best Caregiving Books of 2017. The book
is available at caregivingbook.com.
The book is available at caregivingbook.com.