Sunday, November 15, 2015
The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life's Unexpected Changes by Pamela D. Wilson Review
The Caregiving Trap combines the authentic life and professional experience of Pamela D. Wilson, who provides recommendations for overwhelmed and frustrated caregivers who themselves may one day need care.
The Caregiving Trap includes stories about Pamela's actual personal and professional experience along with end of chapter exercises to support caregivers.
Common caregiving issues include:
A sense of duty and obligation to provide care that damages family relationships
Emotional and financial challenges resulting in denial of care needs
Ignorance of predictive events that result in situations of crises or harm
Delayed decision making and lack of planning resulting in limited choices
Minimum standards of care supporting the need for advocacy
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Cassandra's Review- The book is really great for helping and getting everything kind of into focus when the the time comes. It is filled with inspiring and interesting ways to help, heal and gain insight towards the future of caregiving.
Pamela D. Wilson is a widely respected caregiving expert and advocate. Since 2000, she has helped thousands of family members and professional caregivers navigate countless challenges that are common to healthcare and aging. In addition to authoring, The Caregiving Trap, Pamela was producer and host of the radio program, The Caring Generation®. This well-received program ran from 2009 through 2012, taking an in-depth look at issues of central concern to caregivers. Pamela is a National Certified Guardian (NCG) and a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA).
Through her company, The Care Navigator, Pamela advocates, assesses, consults, and provides care navigation services to caregivers and care recipients. She is also a court-appointed guardian with significant experience managing pivotal situations where essential decisions are needed to facilitate short- and long-term solutions and ongoing care oversight.
Pamela D. Wilson has a well-earned reputation as a speaker sharing her expertise and authenticity with professional caregivers, family caregivers and care recipients. Her genuine sincerity brings warmth and assurance to her clients, and her wide-ranging expertise enables her to provide exceptional client support during complex situations.
I received a complimentary copy.
Posted by Cassandra McCann