Mom, Twice a Child (Paperback)

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What happens when a lifelong caregiver needs caring for?
As Baby Boomers become elders, this heart-wrenching question is one that many North American families are grappling with every day. This timely volume is part memoir, part roadmap, written by a daughter thrust into a role as her headstrong mother Marguerite's decision maker, advocate, and aide when the latter is diagnosed with dementia. Mom, Twice a Child is an emotionally honest look at the ups and downs of caregiving and its inevitable toll on helpers. It is a loving and intimate portrait of Marguerite's life, engaging for any caregiver who understands that this insidious disease, no matter how debilitating, cannot rob a family of their past.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781460271292
ISBN-10: 1460271297
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication Date: October 26th, 2015
Pages: 156
Language: English