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category: Family & Relationships
published: Mar 2005
ISBN:9781770701915
publisher: Dundurn

Parenting Your Parents

Support Strategies for Meeting the Challenge of Aging in the Family: Second Edition, Revised and Expanded

by Bart J. Mindszenthy & Michael Gordon

tagged: eldercare, aging
Description

When our parents reach a certain age and have difficulty coping, we find ourselves wondering how to provide them with the kind of love, care, support, and attention they need - just as they have done for us all our lives. Parenting Your Parents shows, through case studies, that you are not alone and offers advice to help you along this difficult but rewarding journey.

This revised and updated edition of the 2001 bestseller features a new introduction, new case studies, an expanded Personal Parenting Planner, and a totally updated resource directory. With reflections and advice from one of Canada's pre-eminent geriatric physicians, Parenting Your Parents is a valuable resource for anyone facing this special family crisis.

About the Authors

Bart J. Mindszenthy, APR, FCPRS, LM, is a family caregiver and eldercaring advocate with five books on the subject. He is also a partner in a communications firm operating in Canada and the U.S. He lives in Toronto.


Michael Gordon, MD, MSC, and FRCPC, is professor of medicine at the University of Toronto and the head of Geriatrics and Internal Medicine at Toronto's Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care. He lives in Toronto.

Contributor Notes

Bart J. Mindszenthy, APR, Fellow CPRS, is partner in The Mindszenthy & Roberts Corp., a Toronto-based firm specializing in organizational major change, conflict, and crisis communications.

Dr. Michael Gordon is head of Geriatrics and Internal Medicine at Toronto's Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care and professor of medicine at the University of Toronto. In 2004, Dr. Gordon was elected as a fellow to the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

Editorial Review

"Bart Mindszenthry and Dr. Michael Gordon are to be commended on writing an accessible and extremely useful book that helps parents and their adults children through a stressful time of life for everyone concerned."

— 701.com

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