Passages in Caregiving by Gail Sheehy
Turning Chaos into Confidence

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“One of those rare books that can drastically lighten even the heaviest of loads.”
—Rosalynn Carter

 

“Trust me: there is no better guide to caregiving.”
 —Bill Moyers

 

Gail Sheehy, author of the groundbreaking Passages—which was a New York Times bestseller for more than three years—now brings us Passages in Caregiving. In this essential guide, the acclaimed expert on the now aging Baby Boomer generation outlines nine crucial steps for effective, successful family caregiving, turning chaos into confidence during this most crucial of life stages.

 

 

About Gail Sheehy

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Gail Sheehy is the author of sixteen books, including the groundbreaking Passages, and a leading advocate for Americans age fifty and older. A contributing editor to Vanity Fair since 1984, she won the Washington Journalism Review Award for Best Magazine Writer in America and is a seven-time recipient of the New York Newswomen's Club Front Page Award for distinguished journalism. She lives in New York City.
 
Published April 29, 2010 by HarperCollins e-books. 419 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Parenting & Relationships, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Like the 44 million other Americans caring for an ill or elderly person in their homes, prolific writer Sheehy looked after her late husband Clay Felker while he battled cancer for more than a decade.

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In a constructive, enlightening guide to self-discovery for men and their partners, the author of Passages and New Passages uses 100 male interviewees, case histories and medical and psychological research to probe men's feelings about death, spiritual hollowness, empty nest syndrome, separation ...

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Sheehy writes from her own “raw experience” of caregiving, weaving her personal story throughout, along with the stories of other families.

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Each chapter includes some of Sheehy's own journey, plus facts and stories from other caregivers, research related to caregiving, and an extensive sidebar detailing resources for caregivers at each step along the way.

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LA Times

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Gail Sheehy has written a wonderful and important book.

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See more in Gail Sheehy's New Book Offers Comfort for Caregivers www.desperatecaregivers.com/caregiver-support-2/gail-sheehys-book-offers-comfort-for-caregivers.

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Women's Voices for Change

As she has done before, Sheehy breaks new ground by revealing the once-isolated world of caregiving, equipping caregivers with information to better address their loved one’s needs as well as their own.

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Women's Voices for Change

As she has done before, Sheehy breaks new ground by revealing the once-isolated world of caregiving, equipping caregivers with information to better address their loved one’s needs as well as their own.

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Reviews Philosophy About Our Affiliates Books & Audios Recently Reviewed In her 1976 book Passages, Gail Sheehy probed the journey of adult life as a series of stages of growth filled with transitions and crises.

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