The Complete Caregiver's Organizer: Your Guide to Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others

The Complete Caregiver's Organizer: Your Guide to Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others

by Robin Porter

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Becoming the primary caregiver for a spouse, family member, friend, or loved one can be a tremendously rewarding and equally challenging experience.

How do you know if you’re the right person to be a caregiver? What important conversations should you have beforehand to make sure that you’re starting off on the right foot? What aspects of care should you manage personally and how do you assemble the best support team to handle the rest? How do you deal with doctors, hospitals, and other medical issues?

Oh, and in the midst of those questions and many, many more, who takes care of you? As you invest your time, energy and strength into caregiving, how do you avoid burnout and maintain your own physical and emotional wellbeing?

The Complete Caregiver’s Organizer is designed to help you provide the best possible care to others without neglecting your own needs as a result. Robin Porter offers direct and attainable strategies for managing common issues that all caregivers face, from basic health and safety concerns to complex medical and legal questions, in addition to invaluable checklists, journaling components, activities, and ideas that will guide you along your path.

Whether you’re a first-time caregiver struggling with questions and confusion about where to start or one with more experience who is feeling overwhelmed and outmatched, the tips and tools contained in The Complete Caregiver’s Organizer will start to bring balance back to your life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938170706
Publisher: Spry Publishing LLC
Publication date: 10/27/2015
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Robin Porter is a freelance writer and author with firsthand experience as a member of the “sandwich generation.” For nearly 10 years, she took on the role of caregiver for her aging parents, while raising a young son. Helping her parents deal with multiple health problems, while navigating the financial, legal, and emotional issues that accompany the aging process, has given her a unique perspective that she shares in The Complete Caregiver's Organizer
With a background in corporate communications, Robin is an experienced and versatile writer who has produced a wide variety of materials, including annual reports, brochures, newsletters, articles, and press releases. As a freelance writer, Robin has focused her talent on producing nonfiction books. In addition to researching and writing several history/anniversary books for companies such as Domino’s Pizza and the Young President’s Organization, she has coauthored a number of books on various health-related topics, including Better With Age; Kids First, Diabetes Second; Knock Out Headaches; An Ageless Woman’s Guide to Heart Health; and Living with Juvenile Arthritis. Though she has developed an expertise in medical topics, she enjoys researching and writing about many subjects.

Robin has a degree in marketing and communications. She lives in Canton, Michigan, with her husband and son, along with their dog.

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