Table of Contents

Introduction: Changing Relationships 7
About the CD 11
A Wealth of Information and Assistance  
Chapter 1: Meet Mama Jus 13
Chapter 2: Our Home or the Rest Home 27
Costs Associated with Eldercare 27
Medicaid, Medicare, Medigap  
Medicare Supplemental and Long-Term Care 30
Chapter 3: Home Safety Checklist 33
Chapter 4: My Experiences as an In-Home  
Eldercare Provider 59
Part 1: The Practical 59
Where Should Mama Jus Be?  
Bank Accounts and Banking  
Supervision, Safety, and Security  
Help from the Family—All of the Family  
Mama Jus’ Insatiable Appetite  
Secretary/Bill Payer  
Outside Care Providers  
Dementia and Physical Deterioration  
The Balancing Act—Independence and Capability  
Part 2: The Emotional 109
Love, Fear and Worry, Fatigue, Sadness,  
Isolation, Frustration, Anger, Guilt, Grief,  
Surprise/Joy, “Wheel of Emotions,”Conclusion  
Chapter 5: Eldercare: from the Pros 119
Chapter 6: The Rewards of Eldercare 135
Chapter 7: The Role of the Secondary Caregiver 139
Resource Guide and Products for the Elderly 143
Acknowledgments 167
About the Author 169
Index 171
Number of Books

The contents of this book, Mama Moves In, and that obtained through the online ResearachPro databases are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read in Mama Moves In or obtained through the online databases!

Mission Statement
Dyke Publishing Company’s website was established for three reasons:
  1. To make Mama Moves In and the online ResearchPro databases available to as many prospective and existing eldercare givers as possible,
  2. To provide a website where eldercare givers can get the latest news and information about eldercare,
  3. To provide a website where eldercare givers can communicate with each other anonymously about any and all of the eldercare issues confronting them.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) »

© 2009 - 2010 Dyke Publishing Home | Policy Statements | About Us | Contact Us |
Website template by RS Design Group