American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Family Caregiving, Second Edition
The Essential Guide to Cancer Caregiving at Home
Edited by Julia A. Bucher, Peter S. Houts, and Terri Ades
Everything you need to know about caregiving at home! Life changes in an instant when a person receives a cancer diagnosis. But life also changes for the caregiver. Whether a spouse, partner, adult child, friend, or other family member, the caregiver plays a crucial role. This practical, easy-to-use guide is an invaluable resource for anyone dealing with the challenges of cancer treatment and caregiving. The book includes information on a wide range of issues a family caregiver might encounter.
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Living Now Book Award, Gold Medal: Caregiving
National Indie Excellence Award, Winner: Cancer
Apex Awards Grand Award, Winner: Books, Manuals, and Reports
Next Generation Indie Book Award, Finalist: Health / Wellness
IPPY- Independent Publishers Group Award, Bronze Medal
USA Best Books Award, Winner, Health: Cancer
USA Best Books Award, Winner, Health: Medical Reference
Cancer Caregiving A-to-Z
An At-Home Guide for Patients and Families
From the Experts at the American Cancer Society
The perfect quick reference for caregiving at home! A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing event for the entire family, often thrusting key family members into caregiving roles that may be overwhelming. Designed to alleviate the stress of the caregiver in this demanding role, this easy-to-read, award-winning book details the many situations that can arise, while providing solid advice on how to deal with symptoms and warning signs.
List price: $14.95
National Health Information Award, Silver Medal
Benjamin Franklin Award, Winner
National Health Information Award, Silver Medal: Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
National Indie Excellence Award, Winner: Self-Help--General
How to Help Your Friend with Cancer
By Colleen Dolan Fullbright
Have you wondered how to support someone with cancer? Even if you are a close friend, you may not know what to say or do. You may be afraid you will say or do the wrong thing. Written by a cancer survivor whose friends made her journey easier, How to Help Your Friend with Cancer will provide the guidance you need to be the best friend you can be, every step along the way. This book contains more than 100 suggestions, along with practical tips and relatable advice that anyone can use to help a friend get through the cancer experience.
List price: $12.95
When the Focus Is on Care
Palliative Care and Cancer
Edited by Kathleen M. Foley, MD; Anthony Back, MD; Eduardo Bruera, MD; Nessa Coyle, PhD, FAAN; Matthew J. Loscalzo, MSW; John L. Shuster, Jr., MD; Bonnie Teschendorf, PhD; and Jamie H. Von Roenn, MD. Foreword by John R. Seffrin, PhD
The information you and your caregiver need! This book explains what palliative care is and how it can help people with cancer. Written in a sensitive and conversational fashion, this book discusses coping strategies, improving quality of life by accessing supportive care resources, performing a life review and leaving a legacy, and talking to loved ones about cancer and dying. It also addresses the questions patients have about symptoms and side effects, progressive illness, making informed care and treatment decisions, and managing work, insurance, and financial and legal matters. People with cancer and their loved ones and caregivers will find this book an essential resource from diagnosis through the end of life.
List price: $19.95