Roberts, Shirley

Doris Inc.: A Business Approach to Caring for Your Elderly Parents

Roberts, Shirley - Doris Inc.: A Business Approach to Caring for Your Elderly Parents, ebook


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Keep your life in balance while maximizing the quality of life of an elderly loved one

When Shirley Roberts' father passed away, her life and career were put on hold as she focused on the demands of caring for her ailing mother, Doris. Drawing on their extensive business experience, Shirley and her brother devised a solution that they called Doris Inc. They applied management practices to caregiving to ensure that their mother received top-notch care, and they could still have lives of their own.

In Doris Inc. Shirley Roberts shares the strategies that worked so well for her family including:

  • Concrete advice about making tough decisions

  • Help navigating the health-care maze

  • Financial pitfalls and ways to avoid them

  • How to get help in a crisis

  • Tips on planning for your own golden years . . .

Praise for Doris Inc.

"I was thrust into a caregiving role for my parents without much support or guidance. It was a grueling and life-altering experience. I know just how significant a contribution Doris Inc. will make to the lives of caregivers and their loved ones."— Christine Lasky, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, Toronto

"Doris Inc. has empowering insights that will help family caregivers lower their fear and stress and approach their role in a prepared, informed and proactive way."— Kathi Colwell, RN, Program Manager, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Providence Care Hospital, Kingston

Keywords: Consumer Health Special Topics

John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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256 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
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