116 pages. Author Esther White Copeland. This book provides practical, concise information to the caregiver whose loved one is in a nursing home. It gives you information you need to know immediately without having to read through volumes of thick books. Some helpful insights include: how to deal with the changes of your loved one and help them with the many changes they face in a nursing home, how to keep track of your loved one's needs, connect with the nursing staff in a positive way, be an advocate for them, and how to take care of yourself.
Esther Copeland is a retired elementary school teacher living in Denver, Colorado. She has spoken on an Alzheimer's Association panel, "The Many Faces of Care-giving" and was published in the Chicken Soup for the Caregiver's Soul and Mom's Know Best - Our 101 Best Stories. After eighteen years assisting her mom in a nursing home, she is well aware of many things that can happen. She is revising and republishing (co-authoring) two books written by her beloved, deceased brother, Ben White, The 100 Best Ways to Stay Together and The 100 Best Ways to Meet People, soon to be on Blurb and in her bookstore. Esther is available for book signings, speaking engagements and radio/TV interviews. To contact Esther, e-mail her at: CopelandBooks@aol.com.