Aging Parents, Aging Children: How to Stay Sane and Survive

Aging Parents, Aging Children: How to Stay Sane and Survive

By: Miriam K. Aronson (author), Marcella Bakur Weiner (author)Paperback

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Sandwiched between the escalating needs of their aging relatives and their own children, today's adults are caught in an intergenerational squeeze. This upbeat self-help book features case examples that speak directly to Boomers and other caregivers and addresses the feelings at play within themselves and their family system. Complete with up-to-date research findings, Aging Parents, Aging Children offers practical advice and methods to help families cope better during this potentially stressful period of life.

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About Author

Miriam K. Aronson, Ed.D. and Marcella Bakur Weiner, Ph.D. are respected authors, teachers and practitioners in the area of gerontology. Dr. Aronson, a founder of the National Alzheimer's Association, is on the faculty of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and has many publications in gerontology. She has lectured nationally and internationally and has been interviewed by major media. She has a private geriatric care management practice and consults to geriatric service providers including hospitals, medical practices, nursing homes, assisted living, and adult medical day care. She lives in New Jersey. Dr. Weiner has conducted workshops in the U.S.A. and in most countries abroad, is published widely, including The Starr Weiner Report on Sex and Sexuality that attracted national attention, including interviews by numerous newspapers, magazines and media. As a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Weiner is an active member of the Media Committee. She is currently an Adjunct Professor at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City and maintains a private psychotherapy practice. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.


Chapter 1 The Sandwiched Chapter 2 Philosophies, Beliefs, and Traits Chapter 3 A Kaleidoscope of Families: Tied and Untied Chapter 4 Sizing It Up Chapter 5 Planning: Deveolping a Blueprint Chapter 6 Money, Money, Money Chapter 7 Alzheimer's Disease Chapter 8 The Road to Placement Chapter 9 When Your Parent Is On the Difficult Side Chapter 10 Emotions in Everyday Life Chapter 11 Caring for You, the Caregiver Chapter 12 A Primer for Demystifying the Maze

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/01/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780742547469
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780742547469
  • weight: 267
  • ISBN10: 0742547469

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