Caring for Mother by Virginia Stem Owens
A Daughter's Long Goodbye

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In Caring for Mother, Virginia Stem Owens gives a clear and realistic account of caring for an elderly loved one. Along the way, Owens notes the spiritual challenges she encountered, not the least of which included fear of her own suffering and death. This book will be a helpful companion to those who have recently assumed the role of caregiver, helping them anticipate some of the emotional turbulence they will encounter along the way.

About Virginia Stem Owens

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Virginia Stem Owens has written sixteen books and numerous articles and reviews. She is member of the editorial board of Books and Culture.
Published June 4, 2007 by Westminster John Knox Press. 175 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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Owens moved next door and spent hours every day with her: "All I could do was squat beside the avalanche, listening for any sign of life;

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