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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (82 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Gail Sheehy Narrator: Gail Sheehy Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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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.

 

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Trust me, there is no better guide to caregiving.”

    Bill Moyers

  • “As a longtime champion for family caregivers, I am delighted that Gail Sheehy has brought this passage vividly to life from her own long experience and that of many others’. This is one of those rare books that can drastically lighten even the heaviest of loads.”

    Rosalynn Carter, president of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

  • “Sheehy offers an empathetic, well-researched guide to an unfamiliar, often scary role to which boomers are being initiated…Sheehy achieves her goal ably, providing a steady beacon during a time of great sadness and overwhelming responsibility.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Supportive and reassuring, Sheehy provides encouraging and practical information for both patient and caregiver in one of the most comprehensive and trustworthy resources a family can ask for when facing one of life’s most disheartening challenges.”

    Booklist

  • “In this insightful book that combines a moving firsthand account of her own journey and valuable strategies for navigating the labyrinth of care-giving, Gail Sheehy takes the mystery out of what can be a baffling, heart-rending experience. A must-read for anyone who gets the Call.”

    Hugh Delehanty, editor in chief of AARP Publications

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Frances | 2/6/2014

    " Great book! If you are dealing with late-state healthcare for a loved one this book is for you. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Myndwalk | 2/6/2014

    " If you have anything to do with caregiving for someone this book is a must. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Norapt505 | 1/13/2014

    " As a physical therapist and a director of rehabilitation, I have recommended this book to many of my families. I was a caregiver between the ages of 26 and 31 on top of having 2 children and then having my 3rd. I wish I had this book then! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Barb | 1/10/2014

    " Highly recommend this book to anyone caring for another person or persons. "

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