Getting Older, Being Here, guides you, personally or as a caregiver, through the challenges of the later years of life. You learn how to add grace and compassion to this journey by reducing stressful thoughts and actions. It is filled with vital information and real-world solutions to aging and caregiving challenges, including how to do Rehab “right.” Based on more than twenty years’ experience in nursing homes and ALFs, this book gives you the simple keys to making decisions which optimize recovery and independence. You’ll also learn how to make peace with guilt, loss, second-guessing, and life-robbing Why Me? thinking.
Although getting older can be a daunting journey and few look forward to it, aging can also be an opportunity for renewal, transformation, and happiness. Getting Older, Being Here teaches you the latest practical recommendations for aging well and reducing mental decline, including Alzheimer’s. It features Time-Tested Tips and two Checklists Dr. B developed through her own personal experiences that ease the caregiver’s burden.
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