Ft. Collins, CO (PRWEB) December 17, 2004
Over fifty million people in the U.S. are asking, "What do we do with Mom and Dad? Who's going to take care of them?" And the most fearful question of all, "What do I do if I have to take care of them?" Lynnita Mattock addresses these questions in her most recent book, "When Our Parents Live with Us: Remembering the Sweetness", a moving, true story about her own family caring for their mother who suffers from dementia. When Our Parents Live with Us transports the reader through the emotional journey of caregiving and offers hope for caregivers.
From the time they make the decision to take care of their ailing mother to the wintry evening of her death, two sisters confront problem after problem while making certain their mother is safe and comfortable in her final days. Ultimately they discover how to remember the sweetness of their mother's life in spite of the challenges greeting them every step of the way. Mattock not only writes a poignant story but also includes helpful tips and resources for adult children taking care of their elderly parents. She details her own familyÂs experiences in dealing with guilt, frustration, and grief, including perspectives from family members living from a distance.
Lynnita Mattock is the author of When Our Parents Need Us: Caring for Aging Parents; Silent Flight, Devoted Pursuit; Break Free; and Abductee. She is currently working on her sixth book.
When Our Parents Live with Us: Remembering the Sweetness is published by Autumn Rose Publishing LLC and will be available this spring for $9.95 in bookstores or through the publisherÂs website: http://www.FromTheAuthorToYou.com. ISBN: 0974047236