Suddenly a Caregiver by Darryl Pendergrass

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Sharing a family's experience and lessons learned to help you through the unexpected responsibility of becoming a family caregiver. The lessons learned include advocacy, caregiver concerns, organizational helpers, grieving, and a variety of other topics while caring for my wife who was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme - a stage 4 brain cancer.

CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Early Life
Chapter 2 The Diagnosis
Chapter 3 The Treatments
Chapter 4 Saying Goodbye
Chapter 5 From a Son's Eyes
Chapter 6 From a Daughter's Eyes
Chapter 7 From the Family's Eyes
Chapter 8 Grieving
Chapter 9 The Brain and Cancer
Chapter 10 Caregiver Concerns
Chapter 11 Advocacy
Chapter 12 Legal, Financial, and Insurance Issues
Chapter 13 Organization Helpers
Chapter 14 Caregiver Stress and Burnout
 

About Darryl Pendergrass

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Darryl Pendergrass is a life coach, people helper, and an information technology manager for a large telecommunications networking equipment provider. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree and certificates in general counseling, marriage counseling, and life coaching. In 2007, he became the primary caregiver for his wife who was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme - a stage 4 brain cancer. Throughout the nearly four-year ordeal, he received a crash course in caregiving, while advocating on his wife's behalf. He learned many lessons through the experience and shares that knowledge with others in similar situations.
 
Published March 10, 2013 by darrylpendergrass.com. 162 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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