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The Resource Caring for the parents who cared for you : what to do when an aging parent needs you, Kenneth P. Scilieppi

Caring for the parents who cared for you : what to do when an aging parent needs you, Kenneth P. Scilieppi

Label
Caring for the parents who cared for you : what to do when an aging parent needs you
Title
Caring for the parents who cared for you
Title remainder
what to do when an aging parent needs you
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth P. Scilieppi
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides practical methods, both behavioral and medicinal, that indicate what really works for insomnia and how to control incontinence, constipation, poor appetite, and weight loss; warns of the problems most encountered in dealing with health care professionals, such as dangerous common medicines routinely prescribed by physicians untrained in the speacial care of the elderly; also explains exactly what kinds of tests to demand from the doctor in order to prevent tragic mistakes
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.874
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1063.6
LC item number
.S37 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Caring for the parents who cared for you : what to do when an aging parent needs you, Kenneth P. Scilieppi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Birch Lane Press book."
  • Includes index
Contents
Contents: Why parents fail -- Should I worry -- What to do first -- The inner workings of a failing mind -- When the going gets tough -- Helping a failing mind -- Repetition -- Nervous confusion -- Getting lost -- Imagining things -- Emotional outbursts -- Distrust and suspicion -- Sleep disturbances -- Bowel and bladder control -- Falling -- Eating disorders and weight loss -- Coping with sudden decline -- Dealing with the outside world -- Parent and child: living together -- Making the tough decisions -- Problems at the end of life -- The right time to let go -- Drug reference list -- Appendix: Alzheimer's disease centers
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 242 p.
Isbn
9781559723671
Lccn
96028948
System control number
ocm35017646
Label
Caring for the parents who cared for you : what to do when an aging parent needs you, Kenneth P. Scilieppi
Publication
Note
  • "A Birch Lane Press book."
  • Includes index
Contents
Contents: Why parents fail -- Should I worry -- What to do first -- The inner workings of a failing mind -- When the going gets tough -- Helping a failing mind -- Repetition -- Nervous confusion -- Getting lost -- Imagining things -- Emotional outbursts -- Distrust and suspicion -- Sleep disturbances -- Bowel and bladder control -- Falling -- Eating disorders and weight loss -- Coping with sudden decline -- Dealing with the outside world -- Parent and child: living together -- Making the tough decisions -- Problems at the end of life -- The right time to let go -- Drug reference list -- Appendix: Alzheimer's disease centers
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 242 p.
Isbn
9781559723671
Lccn
96028948
System control number
ocm35017646

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