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In the Midst of Caregiving
Sims, Darcie and Bob Baugher
Caring People Press / Softcover / 2012-01-01 / 0983950504
Death & Bereavement
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Are you responsible for taking care of a loved one? Then, this little 66-page book is for you. The book covers expectations and concerns of a caregiver, effective caregiving, challenges, and taking care of yourself.

Table of Contents—In the Midst of Caregiving

Introduction

Chapter 1: Expectation of a Caregiver?

Self-reflection—Expectations of Yourself

Your Expectations of Those Who Receive Your Care

Those We Care for: What Do They Expect of Us?

Expectations you think others have of you (as a care giver)

Common Frustrations of Caregivers

Chapter 2: Concerns of the Caregiver

Prior to Entering the Caregiving Role

During Caregiving

After Caregiving

Guilt and the World of Caregivers

I Wish I Didn’t Care

I Don’t Like the Person I Am Caring for or Myself Anymore

I’ve Considered Walking/Running Away

I Wish It Were Over…Escape

What will others think of me?

Anger and the Caregiver

Fear

Caregiver Worries

Religious Issues

Spiritual Issues

Questions of Afterlife

Chapter 3: The Costs of Caring

What Is the Price of Caring?

The Power of Saying “No”

Signs of Overload

Chapter 4: Effective Caregiving

I’d Rather Do it Myself

The Challenge of Not Knowing “When”

I’m Working Hard, But She’s Not

Why Am I Working Harder Than Everyone Else?

Caregiver Types

How Do I Ask for Help?

Tips for Caring

Chapter 5: More Challenges for the Caregiver

What is Perfect Caring?

If You Care Too Much

If You Care Too Little

In Your Caregiving, How Do You Respond to the Following

Issues?

Honesty

The Role of Hope

Instilling Hope

Sustaining Hope

Chapter 6: Taking Care of Yourself While You Take Care of

Everyone Else

Your Back-up Plan

Creative Coping Techniques for Dealing with Caregiver Stress

The Magic Wand

References


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