""""Caregiving"" has a big heart-on a much-needed topic. A rare book of spiritual and practical wisdom.""
--Sue Bender, author of ""Plain and Simple and Everyday Sacred""
""A poignant, wise, and in-the-trenches view of caregiving that is both practical and spiritual, especially of value to midlife adults.""
--Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D., author of ""Goddesses in Everywoman"" and ""Close to the Bone""
""Lovely. . . . Beth McLeod's experience and wisdom shine through as she shares her heartfelt journey of loss, surrender, hope, and healing.""
--David Simon, M.D. medical director, the Chopra Center for Well Being, author of ""Vital Energy"" and ""Return to Wholeness""
Sooner or later it will touch us all: A family member or loved one becomes ill or disabled, and we step in to help. This is caregiving, and in this powerful, unique book, prizewinning writer and advocate Beth Witrogen McLeod leads us through the caregiving journey with unflinching authority and compassion. Framed by the author's personal odyssey as a caregiver and richly informed by the inspiring and poignant tales of others, ""Caregiving"" explores medical and financial problems, all aspects of spirituality, and such issues as depression, stress, housing, home care, and end-of-life concerns. A rare blend of powerful storytelling and practical information, ""Caregiving"" is a revelation.
This book is a must for anyone who is a caretaker.
She has described so well in her book the guilt, the pain, the sorrow and yes, at times, the joy of taking care of a sick loved one.
It has so many personal insights and helpful tips, and I feel it gives a lot of strength and empowerment to caregivers.
....years later, I still refer to this book. My sister gave me the precious gift of being her caregiver. This book is food for the souls of the living.Published 2 months ago by Rosanna Pirri
I believe this book is one of the most valuable resources a caregiver could own. I have used the book professionally as an Oncology RN and personally to help me find my way through... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Judith T Williams
Helps to know you are not alone in caring for a loved one and the emotions you go through daily.Published 8 months ago by Meggie
This book is a must for anyone who is a caretaker. This book will let you know that what you are feeling is normal and that you are not alone. Very well written.Published 14 months ago by Rebecca A.
Well written on this challenging topic - Dying is not a picnic. This is a fine How2 continue giving care and find renewal.Published 17 months ago by Jody Zacharias
This is such an important topic today! It is information that most adults will benefit from at some point in their life.
Covers all aspects of caregiving!
This was the perfect book for me as I moved into caring for my Aunt and Uncle. Very insightful and informative.Published on July 23, 2012 by Amazon Customer
Of all the resources I've read, this book has been the most helpful to me as I care for my 92-year old husband with dementia and limited mobility. Read morePublished on August 30, 2010 by GCM
This is a beautiful book and I feel it is so wonderful for family caregivers who have just "gotten the call. Read morePublished on February 2, 2006 by Strength for Caring