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Parenting our parents, transforming the challenge into a journey of love, Jane Wolf Frances

More than ever, people are living longer, and adult children are thrust into the role of parent to their own parents. This work provides new tools and positivity for the 75 million Americans struggling with how to respond to the practical and emotional challenges of suddenly being in charge of aging or ailing parents
Table of contents
Intro -- Contents -- Prologue -- 1 Finding Out Our Parents Need Someone to Help Them -- 2 Choosing POP-or Not -- 3 Entering POP in the Middle of a Crisis -- 4 Learning More Than We Wanted to Know -- 5 Doing and Undoing Paperwork -- 6 Facing Down the Life-and-Death Mission of POP-Theirs and Yours -- 7 Discovering Our Parents May Need to Leave Home -- 8 Finding the Best Fit for Our Parents' New Home -- 9 Dealing with All Our Parents' Stuff -- 10 Settling Our Parents into Their New Lives -- 11 Trying to Make a Permanent POPlan -- 12 Expecting the Unexpected When We're Doing POP -- 13 Turning POP into Our Giant Do-Over -- 14 Waiting as Our Parents Become Frailer, Weaker, Smaller,and Maybe Worse -- 15 Doing the Only Thing Left -- 16 Letting Go of the Beloved Parents We've Parented -- 17 When POP Is Over and We Need to Launch Our New Lives -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Suggested Reading -- Index -- About the Author
Literary form
non fiction
Physical description
1 online resource (339 pages)
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