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A bittersweet season : caring for our aging parents and ourselves

Gross, Jane (Author).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch 306.874092 G878 2011 (Text) 33126017028626 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 08/17/2021
Wm. E. Durr Branch 306.874092 G878 2011 (Text) 33126017028642 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 030727182X
  • ISBN: 9780307271822
  • Physical Description: 350 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: The early heroic rush -- The myth of assisted living -- The vestiges of family medicine -- A job for professionals -- The best doctors money can buy -- September eleventh -- September twelfth -- The biology, sociology, and psychology of aging -- A nursing home thanksgiving -- The Make-A-Wish Foundation -- Follow the money -- Therapeutic fibs -- Cruel sorting -- As complicated as a Rubik's cube -- The time for talking -- N-O-W -- Dying days -- Orphans.
Summary, etc.: Author Jane Gross combines crucial practical information about caring for an aging parent with her own intimate story of caring for her mother in this essential guide for anyone navigating this unfamiliar, demanding, and emotional territory.
Subject: Caregivers United States Biography
Adult children of aging parents Family relationships
Aging parents Care
Gross, Jane Family
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