Take My Hand Again
A Faith-based Guide for Helping Aging ParentsBook - 2015
Addressing the difficult decisions adult children face when roles change and they must intervene in a parent's care, Take My Hand Again includes an overview of common care options and questions to ask--of professionals, of prospective care facilities, and of the aging adults themselves. Readers will find valuable insight into the challenges of the aging process as well as much-needed hope and encouragement.
"Nancy has written a practical yet hope-filled book that is sure to help both younger and older generations reexamine their roles with love and grace as together they navigate through the uncertainties of later years."
--Missy Buchanan, speaker and author of Voices of Aging: Adult Children and Aging Parents Talk with God
"Her warm, tender approach is grounded in both personal experience and careful research. . . . All with a focus on maximizing the respect and dignity of older adults while comforting those providing care."
--Sara Honn Qualls, clinical geropsychologist and coauthor of Caregiver Family Therapy
"This is the most comprehensive book on aging and caregiving I've ever seen. It is an excellent resource for anyone facing either one or both of these issues. Great stories, great ideas, great solutions "
--Dr. Helen B. McIntosh, author of Messages to Myself: Overcoming a Distorted Self-Image