The Family Caregiver's Manual: A Practical Planning Guide To Managing The Care Of Your Loved One by David LevyThe Family Caregiver's Manual: A Practical Planning Guide To Managing The Care Of Your Loved One by David Levy

The Family Caregiver's Manual: A Practical Planning Guide To Managing The Care Of Your Loved One

byDavid Levy

Paperback | May 6, 2016

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Family caregiving expert David Levy sets forth how to evaluate priorities, understand options, and face bedrock issues (legal, financial, emotional, social), so caregivers can make wise and informed decisions for their loved ones, while gaining peace of mind from knowing they did the best they could under the circumstances.Drawing from over twenty-five years of experience, Levy provides caregivers with a model for effective planning and problem-solving, focusing on the nonclinical aspects of caregiving, which are often neglected by medical professionals: Caring for young and old victims of disability, illness, and chronic disorders Finding ways to make our healthcare system work Assembling core information about a loved one's life Developing a realistic view of how much care a loved one needs today and may need tomorrow, and understanding that continuum of care Locating resources that can make a difference in making sure a loved one's care-needs are met Finding a good family caregiver support group Overcoming the roadblocks the caregiver's feelings of distress and failure can create Taking a practical approach to that overused phrase Take care of yourself."David Levy, JDis a gerontologist and a recognized family caregiver expert. Levy holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence and is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator in family caregiving and a certified Family Conflict Dynamics Profiler. He facilitates weekly family caregiver support groups and counsels family caregivers, both pro bono and privately. "
David J Levy, JD, CCE is a gerontologist and a recognized family caregiver expert. Levy holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence and is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator in family caregiving and a certified Family Conflict Dynamics Profiler. He is the author of teaching texts and digital tools for nonclinical family caregiving, ...
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Title:The Family Caregiver's Manual: A Practical Planning Guide To Managing The Care Of Your Loved OneFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.99 × 8.75 × 0.78 inPublished:May 6, 2016Publisher:Central Recovery Press, LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1942094124

ISBN - 13:9781942094128

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'I've known David Levy for quite sometime and am confident in saying he is clearly the subject-matter expert in family caregiving dynamics. The information on these pages will be transformative to those who read it and need the skills and suggestions offered. I highly recommend this book.' - Scott Greenberg, CEO Comforcare Senior Services and author,Oh My God I'm Getting Older And So Is My Mom'David Levy has been doing 'caregiving' since before that term was in vogue. This book can be a lifesaver and is certain to engender a higher quality of life for all who will be touched by this knowledge.' - Scott M. Solkoff, Esq., Founder of Solkoff Legal, Florida bar board-certified specialist in elder law'. . . a valuable tool that can assist and support unpaid family caregivers in their efforts to provide an improved quality of life for their loved ones while they maintain balance in their own lives. Educating family caregivers allows them to be better prepared to face the myriad of issues that arise in caregiving.' - Charles T. Corley, Former Secretary, Florida Department of Elder Affairs