Always on Call: When Illness Turns Families into Caregivers (United Hospital Fund Book S. 2nd Revised edition)

Always on Call: When Illness Turns Families into Caregivers (United Hospital Fund Book S. 2nd Revised edition)

By: Carol Levine (editor)Paperback

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Combining powerful personal stories with astute analysis and recommendations, "Always on Call" reveals the hidden struggles of the more than 25 million family caregivers in the United States.

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Carol Levine joined the United Hospital Fund in 1996 as director of its Families and Health Care Project. In 1993 she was awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship for her work in AIDS policy and ethics.


Foreword; James R. Tallon, Jr.; 1. Introduction: The Many Worlds of Family Caregivers Carol Levine; Part I: Voices of Family Caregivers; 2. First My Mother, Then My Aunt: A Caregiver's Diary of Alzheimer's Disease Carol Ann Young; 3. A Crisis of Caregiving, a Crisis of Faith Rabbi Gerald I. Wolpe; 4. Learning to Be a Caregiver, Trying to Be a Brother Timothy J. Sweeney; 5. Pushing the Boundaries in Assisted Living: Failures in Caring Robert L. Kane and Joan C. West; 6. Family Caregiving: Both Sides Now Jane Bendetsen; 7. Bringing Up Alex: A Parent Becomes an Advocate Kathryn Cooper Corley; 8. The Courage of Caring Gladys Gonzalez-Ramos; 9. The Loneliness of the Long-Term Care Giver Carol Levine; Part II: The Impact of Caregiving; 10. From Sadness to Pride: Seven Common Emotional Experiences of Caregiving Barry J. Jacobs; 11. Caregiving and the Workplace Gail Gibson Hunt; 12. The Financial Impact of Caregiving Donna L. Wagner; 13. Social Workers, the Health Care Team, and Caregiver Advocacy Terry Altilio and Raymond L. Rigoglioso; 14. The Trouble with Families: Toward an Ethic of Accommodation Carol Levine and Connie Zuckerman; 15. Til Death Do Us Part: Family Caregiving at the End of Life Connie Zuckerman; Part III: Responding to Caregivers' Needs; 16. Caregiving on the Public Policy Agenda Lynn Friss Feinberg; 17. The Visiting Doctors Program: Bringing Care Home Shoshanna Korn-Meyer, Lili Toborg, and Jeremy Boal; 18. Windows to the Heart: A Family-Centered Hospital Unit for Dementia Patients Jeffrey N. Nichols; 19. Connecting Caregivers through Technology Andrea Y. Hort; Part IV: Resources; 20. On the Quest for Resources: A Guide for Caregivers and Professionals Alexis Kuerbis

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/09/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780826514615
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780826514615
  • weight: 445
  • ISBN10: 0826514618
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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