- Publisher: Pressman Books
- ISBN: 978-0977232529
- Published: July 1, 2016
When the End Is Near
Are you worried about what will happen when Mom and Dad can no longer care for themselves? If the whole job of caregiving falls to you, this will be your essential playbook for managing their end-of-life period.
The Companion Playbook is the accompanying workbook streamlined from the Memoir for the busy caregiver who needs to get started on the urgent To-do list today. Complete checklists and action items for keeping your senior safe at home, to organizing prescriptions and medical appointments, along with managing the funeral and estate are included. Love is in the details. Preparation prevents regret.
“How to navigate every stage of senior care…So heartfelt and palpable.” —Suzanne Pertsch, M.D., Internal Medicine
“[T]he A to Zs of elder care…until the end.” —Dody Lapworth, Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse
“A job well done…[Shaffer’s]playbook for funeral design and estate management is indispensable.” —Catherine Raye-Wong, Estate Law, Aaron, Reichert, Carpol & Riffle APC
“Managing finances is a critical aspect of elder care that Ms. Shaffer covers in-depth.” —Leonard A. Watson, Financial Advisor
“Shaffer movingly and transparently draws the reader into this well-written, compelling book.” —Robert L. Hendren, D.O.. Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
“So engaging…Stefania is a spot-on spokesperson for all who experience caregiving.” —Stephanie Amsden, M.S.W., Grief Counselor