Suddenly a Caregiver

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About the author:
Darryl Pendergrass is a life coach, people helper, and an information technology manager for a large telecommunications networking equipment provider. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree and certificates in general counseling, marriage counseling, and life coaching. In 2007, he became the primary caregiver for his wife who was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme - a stage 4 brain cancer. Throughout the nearly four-year ordeal, he received a crash course in caregiving, while advocating on his wife's behalf. He learned many lessons through the experience and shares that knowledge with others in similar situations.

Suddenly a Caregiver
 

A guide to help you through the unexpected responsibility of becoming a family caregiver

Authored by Darryl Pendergrass
Edition: 1

Sharing a family's experience and lessons learned to help you through the unexpected responsibility of becoming a family caregiver. The lessons learned include advocacy, caregiver concerns, organizational helpers, grieving, and a variety of other topics while caring for my wife who was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme - a stage 4 brain cancer.

CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Early Life
Chapter 2 The Diagnosis
Chapter 3 The Treatments
Chapter 4 Saying Goodbye
Chapter 5 From a Son's Eyes
Chapter 6 From a Daughter's Eyes
Chapter 7 From the Family's Eyes
Chapter 8 Grieving
Chapter 9 The Brain and Cancer
Chapter 10 Caregiver Concerns
Chapter 11 Advocacy
Chapter 12 Legal, Financial, and Insurance Issues
Chapter 13 Organization Helpers
Chapter 14 Caregiver Stress and Burnout


Publication Date:
2013-03-16
ISBN/EAN13:
0989139611 / 9780989139618
Page Count:
162
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Health & Fitness / Diseases / Cancer




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