Mom Minus Dad: The Essential Resource Guide for Busy Adults with a Newly Widowed Parent

Mom Minus Dad: The Essential Resource Guide for Busy Adults with a Newly Widowed Parent

Author: Jamieson Haverkampf

Publisher: Blooming Women Press LLC

ISBN: 9781934953204

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Page: 319

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Mom Minus Dad is the only resource guide available with more than 500 resources for adults who lose a parent and need to assist a newly widowed parent. The book provides readers with practical advice on ten major parent loss topics along with more than 500 valuable and time-saving resources including Web sites, companies, government resources, U.S. laws, books, and nonprofit organizations to assist the approximately twelve million sons and daughters who lose a parent every year. Each section provides online and book resources and simple practical solutions to common problems - from finding affordable counseling to building new budgets for the widowed parent to managing changing family dynamics. Each chapter reveals ideas, relevant insights from the author's personal experience, questions to consider, and additional resources to find specific assistance. The author of Mom Minus Dad gleaned intimate knowledge of balancing her own life with a newly widowed parent. Ms. Haverkampf assisted her fifty-six-year-old widowed mother in Virginia, while still running her real estate business in California, after the early unpredicted loss of her father to cancer. In her groundbreaking book, Haverkampf shares how she and her sister-both in their early thirties-found success and managed struggles during their journey after their father's death. This is a reference guide grievers will refer to during the year after loss and years beyond.

Caring and Competent Caregivers

Caring and Competent Caregivers

Author: Robert Moroney

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

ISBN: 0820319511

Category: Medical

Page: 220

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Chronic health conditions are the leading cause of illness, disability, and death in the United States today, affecting nearly one hundred million citizens. These conditions cost the economy more than $470 billion a year in direct medical costs, and more than $230 billion in lost productivity. While Americans pride themselves on living in a caring country, society as a whole has not fully prepared for the many challenges presented by chronic illness. This timely book illustrates the caregiving needs to be faced in the next century. Written by individuals associated with the National Quality Caregiving Coalition (NQCC) of the Rosalynn Carter Institute, Caring and Competent Caregivers is a foundation book for use by academicians conducting professional training programs, diverse health care and social service providers on the front lines providing assistance to others, and students entering the field. Incorporating philosophy, social science research, and impressionistic evidence, this book provides a basis for education and practice that is both inspirational and practical.

Essential Resource Guide for Caregivers

Essential Resource Guide for Caregivers

Author: Camille S. Superson

Publisher: Double Infinity Publishing

ISBN: 0578859505

Category:

Page: 294

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NOW IN ITS 6th EDITION (2021) Are you a family caregiver?Are you overwhelmed and stressed trying to find the resources you need? Are you exhausted from searching the Internet, only to come up empty handed because you didn't know everything that was available to you, or where to find it? Are you tired of throwing your money away? If saving time and saving money is important to you... Then you NEED this book!And how does FREE sound? (Everybody likes FREE!!!) This updated, 2021, 6th-Edition Resource Guide is specifically directed to caregivers who don't know where to look for financial help, don't know all the options available to them, don't have the time to research websites for hours or wait on the phone in frustration, while pushing endless buttons after voice prompts go on forever and take you nowhere... If this sounds familiar... then This is the book you've been searching for!It provides information quickly and easily by identifying the programs, services, and products you need-saving both time and money-and all from the comfort of home! Many of these resources are FREE! You will discover... Unknown government, profit, and nonprofit agency resources How to easily save thousands of dollarsevery year MULTIPLE ways to actually get PAID to care for a family member or loved one-including which states actually offer PAID time off from your job or workplace in order to care for them FREE services and programs you don't even know exist, including those hard to find, and those you haven't considered Quick and easy access to information Step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions Where to look, who to call, and what to specifically ask for Where to find FREE respite care relief when you're exhausted and need time off All this and much, much, MORE! This Resource Guide has it all covered.Many of these resources are the best kept secrets out there. You will be amazed at what you discover, and how many of these resources are actually FREE! All you need to know is where to find them. This book eliminates most of the legwork, stress, and overwhelm associated with caregiving-and allows you to concentrate on more important things-like spending quality time with those you love! So scroll up now, click the "Add to cart" button, and grab several copies today! You'll be so glad you did! Your search is over, and HELP has arrived!!! Now in its 6th Edition (2021), you will see for yourself why this is the book caregivers (including their friends and families) have been raving about-and why they are recommending it to others!

The Birth Partner's Quick Reference Guide and Planner

The Birth Partner's Quick Reference Guide and Planner

Author: Penny Simkin

Publisher: Harvard Common Press

ISBN: 9781558329775

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 203

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This is a shorter version of the classic bestseller The Birth Partner, ideal for time-pressed parents, partners, and birthing professionals. It is a convenient and easy-to-use book that provides facts on the fly during the ultra-busy period before, during, and after labor and birth. An added planner keeps your plans and to-dos in one place. Generations of spouses and partners, as well as doulas, nurses, midwives, and other professionals, have relied on Penny Simkin's warm and wise guidance in caring for the new mother, from the last trimester through the early postpartum period. Her book The Birth Partner is the definitive guide to helping a woman through labor and birth, and The Birth Partner's Quick Reference Guide and Planner is a more-concise version of that book. For those who have the original book, it adds a planner component, for hospital or at-home birth plans and for other essential to-dos. It is full of reliable and up-to-date information on: Preparing for labor and for the new baby Ways to help a woman through each stage of labor and birth Pain-relief measures, including epidurals and medications as well as natural techniques Ways to induce or speed up labor Cesarean birth and complications that may require it Breastfeeding and newborn care and much more For the partner who wishes to be truly helpful in the birthing room, this is the essential book to have on hand.

Caring for You, Caring for Me

Caring for You, Caring for Me

Author: David H. Haigler

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

ISBN: 0820320439

Category: Medical

Page: 112

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Caring for persons with chronic illnesses or disabilities is a rewarding endeavor, but it often places extreme demands on those providing care. Caregivers need both education and support to understand their caregiving roles and to cope with the difficult situations they face. All too often there is a chasm between professionals who are part of the formal caregiving system and family members, friends, and neighbors who provide daily care. The Caring for You, Caring for Me education and support program is a valuable tool for use in providing caregivers with education and support. The program is designed to bring formal (professional) and informal (lay/family) caregivers together to gain a better understanding of each other's perspectives on what it means to be a caregiver, with the hope that in the process both will learn to do it better. The program is based on caregiving research and the expertise of frontline caregivers. The Leader's Guide contains everything needed to conduct a ten-hour education and support program for caregivers: informational content, layouts for overhead transparencies, and suggested group activities. The companion Participant's Manual supports the presentation, providing a workbook for class activities, a suggested reading list, and a compendium of national sources of help for caregivers. Caring for You, Caring for Me was developed by the Rosalynn Carter Institute under the guidance of the West Central Georgia Caregivers' Network (CARE-NET). The Rosalynn Carter Institute was established in 1987. Its mission is to understand the process of caregiving and discover new ways to benefit both formal and informal caregivers. The Institute supports the premise that caregivers and care receivers can be served most effectively through the collaborative efforts of formal and informal caregivers, academicians, public and private services, and organizations representing caregivers and recipients of care.

Veteran-Centered Care in Education and Practice

Veteran-Centered Care in Education and Practice

Author: Brenda Elliott, PhD, RN, CNE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826135971

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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Veteran-Centered Care in Education and Practice: An Essential Guide for Nursing Faculty addresses the mandate to improve veteran healthcare as a national priority, highlighting the tremendous impact nurses can make on improving veteran health. It provides guidance on how faculty can integrate veteran-centered care into nursing curricula, ultimately improving veteran-centered care at the bedside and in the community. The expert authors utilize a holistic approach to veteran needs, beginning with an overview of the importance of veteran health in nursing education and a primer of military culture and lifestyle, and transitions. A wide range of veteran-specific healthcare issues are addressed, including occupational and environmental exposures, common physical-related issues, mental-health issues, and special topics such as women's health and military sexual trauma, gender issues, and end-of-life concerns. ; This book offers innovative teaching and learning strategies to build a base of knowledge related to nursing prioritization of veteran health care needs, filling a notable gap in nursing literature. It includes teaching strategies for the classroom and clinical setting that graduate/undergraduate nurse educators may employ to integrate veteran content into existing courses or to build a Veteran Health elective or topics course. It outlines key competencies and essential knowledge faculty and students need to teach and provide basic veteran-centered care. Also covered are the expansion of Veteran-to-BSN programs, current research on veterans transitioning to the classroom, and strategies to enhance learning within this student population and maximize their skills and leadership abilities. Key Features: Discusses national and organizational efforts to improve veteran-centered care Guides nursing faculty on how to address the multifaceted nature of veteran health needs in existing nursing courses and curricula at all educational levels Outlines key competencies and essential knowledge faculty and students need to teach and provide basic veteran-centered care Includes evidence-based instructional strategies and resources to incorporate into classroom and clinical settings Features learning activities to enhance knowledge acquisition Details the unique needs of the veteran student population, as well as strategies to enhance their learning, while maximizing their skills and leadership abilities

Hospice and Palliative Care for Companion Animals

Hospice and Palliative Care for Companion Animals

Author: Amir Shanan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119036609

Category: Medical

Page: 348

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Hospice and Palliative Care for Companion Animals: Principles and Practice offers the first comprehensive reference to veterinary hospice and palliative care, with practical guidance and best practices for caring for sick and dying animals. Presents the first thorough resource to providing veterinary hospice and palliative care Offers practical guidance and best practices for caring for sick and dying animals Provides an interdisciplinary team approach, from a variety of different perspectives Gives concrete advice for easing pets more gently through their final stage of life Includes access to a companion website with client education handouts to use in practice

Fire Safety Education Resource Directory

Fire Safety Education Resource Directory

Author: Barry Leonard

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788173080

Category:

Page: 654

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This compendium of materials will be useful in building and supplementing a public education program for fire safety. Lists a wide range of programs, videotapes, booklets, manuals, pamphlets, brochures, program kits, and web sites that are available from diverse sources throughout the U.S. There are 13 categories: burn and scald prevention, CPR and first aid, electrical hazards, escape plans and drills, fire and the elderly, fire extinguishers, fire safety and the disabled, flammable fabrics, residences, residential fire inspections and home safety, fire safety programs for schools and day care programs, smoke detectors, and other programs.

Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, Sixth Edition

Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, Sixth Edition

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838911846

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 488

View: 383

Prepared in collaboration with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated, revised, and expanded edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print and electronic resources in the health sciences, helping librarians find the answers that library users seek. Included are electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, trustworthy electronic-only resources, and resources that library users can access from home or on the go through freely available websites or via library licenses. In this benchmark guide, the authors Include new chapters on health information seeking, point-of-care sources, and global health sources Focus on works that can be considered foundational or essential, in both print and electronic formats Address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections When it comes to questions involving the health sciences, this valuable resource will point both library staff and the users they serve in the right direction.