Passages in Caregiving (Hardcover)

Turning Chaos into Confidence

By Gail Sheehy

William Morrow, 9780061661204, 416pp.

Publication Date: May 4, 2010

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Description

“One of those rare books that can drastically lighten even the heaviest of loads.”
—Rosalynn Carter

 

“Trust me: there is no better guide to caregiving.”
 —Bill Moyers

 

Gail Sheehy, author of the groundbreaking Passages—which was a New York Times bestseller for more than three years—now brings us Passages in Caregiving. In this essential guide, the acclaimed expert on the now aging Baby Boomer generation outlines nine crucial steps for effective, successful family caregiving, turning chaos into confidence during this most crucial of life stages.

 



About the Author

Gail Sheehy is the author of seventeen books, including the classic New York Times bestseller Passages, named one of the ten most influential books of our times by the Library of Congress. A multiple-award-winning literary journalist, she was one of the original contributors to New York magazine and has been a contributing editor to Vanity Fair since 1984. A popular lecturer, Sheehy was named AARP's Ambassador of Caregiving in 2009.



Praise For Passages in Caregiving: Turning Chaos into Confidence

“As a longtime champion for family caregivers, I am delighted that Gail Sheehy has brought this passage vividly to life from her own long experience and that of many others’. This is one of those rare books that can drastically lighten even the heaviest of loads.”
Rosalynn Carter, president of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

“I expect Passages in Caregiving to be the manual for caregivers for generations to come. Gail Sheehy has addressed every possible situation in an engaging, timely, and easy-to-follow manner.”
Gary Small, MD, UCLA Professor of Psychiatry and Aging

“In this insightful book that combines a moving firsthand account of her own journey and valuable strategies for navigating the labyrinth of care-giving, Gail Sheehy takes the mystery out of what can be a baffling, heart-rending experience. A must-read for anyone who gets the Call.”
Hugh Delehanty, Editor in Chief of AARP Publications

“No longer will you have to blindly navigate the murky corridors of caregiving. You have an easy-to-read roadmap right here.”
Judith Orloff, MD

“More and more people are left to deal with late stage healthcare on their own. Gail Sheehy’s masterfully researched and written book comes at a perfect time, when people need it most.”
Robert N. Butler, MD, Founding Director of National Institute on Aging

“Trust me: there is no better guide to caregiving.”
Bill Moyers