Caregiving

Essential Guides to Caregiving at Home

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.

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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


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


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