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Doris Inc. [electronic resource] : A Business Approach to Caring for Your Elderly Parents

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781118100226Publication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781118101650
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Doris Inc. : A Business Approach to Caring for Your Elderly ParentsDDC classification:
  • 362.6
LOC classification:
  • HV1451 .R573 2012
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Contents:
doris inc.: A Business Approach to Caring for Your Elderly Parents; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: My Heart-Wrenching Caregiving Dilemma; Chapter 2: Creating Doris Inc. to Take Better Care of Mom and Me; Chapter 3: Finding Balance in My Life; Chapter 4: Planning for the Stages of Decline; Chapter 5: Financial Planning for Senior Decline; Chapter 6: Elder Proofing to Reduce Preventable Crises; Chapter 7: Navigating the Health-Care Maze and Advocating for Mom; Chapter 8: Choosing the Right Type of Living Arrangements
Chapter 9: Finding the Best Retirement Residence with MomChapter 10: Finding a Good Nursing Home for Mom; Chapter 11: Dealing with Dementia; Chapter 12: The Last Life of Doris; Appendix: Caregivers' Palliative-Care Guide; Index
Summary: Keep your life in balance while maximizing the quality of life of an elderly loved one When Shirley Roberts' father passed away, her life and career were put on hold as she focused on the demands of caring for her ailing mother, Doris. Drawing on their extensive business experience, Shirley and her brother devised a solution that they called Doris Inc. They applied management practices to caregiving to ensure that their mother received top-notch care, and they could still have lives of their own. In Doris Inc. Shirley Roberts shares the strategies that worked so well for her family
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doris inc.: A Business Approach to Caring for Your Elderly Parents; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: My Heart-Wrenching Caregiving Dilemma; Chapter 2: Creating Doris Inc. to Take Better Care of Mom and Me; Chapter 3: Finding Balance in My Life; Chapter 4: Planning for the Stages of Decline; Chapter 5: Financial Planning for Senior Decline; Chapter 6: Elder Proofing to Reduce Preventable Crises; Chapter 7: Navigating the Health-Care Maze and Advocating for Mom; Chapter 8: Choosing the Right Type of Living Arrangements

Chapter 9: Finding the Best Retirement Residence with MomChapter 10: Finding a Good Nursing Home for Mom; Chapter 11: Dealing with Dementia; Chapter 12: The Last Life of Doris; Appendix: Caregivers' Palliative-Care Guide; Index

Keep your life in balance while maximizing the quality of life of an elderly loved one When Shirley Roberts' father passed away, her life and career were put on hold as she focused on the demands of caring for her ailing mother, Doris. Drawing on their extensive business experience, Shirley and her brother devised a solution that they called Doris Inc. They applied management practices to caregiving to ensure that their mother received top-notch care, and they could still have lives of their own. In Doris Inc. Shirley Roberts shares the strategies that worked so well for her family