Caregiver Shares Guidebook for Caring for Elders with Dignity

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Author Jane Edwards provides personal stories and practical advice in her new book

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Observing the treatment of elders in their homes caused me to create an agency that empowers, respects and honors our elders...

The number of Americans, age 65 and older, is projected to more than double, from 46 million to over 98 million, by 2060, according to the Population Reference Bureau. With the average U.S. life expectancy having increased more than ten years since 1950, more and more Americans need assistance and care as they age.

“Caring for Caring: An Enriching, Kindhearted, Ethical Journey with Our Elders,” by Jane Edwards is a guidebook for caring for elders, while respecting and empowering them to live as independently as possible, from a seasoned caregiver.

“I was raised in a large farmhouse,” Edwards said, “that included my immediate family, as well as two grandmothers and a great-aunt. I was taught to honor my elders and respond to their needs cheerfully, regardless of what I thought about any requests. I was raised with a rich respect for elders, which has carried through my adulthood and career.”

Edwards has been caring for the elderly for more than 45 years and founded the home health care agency, Caring for Caring Agency, more than 20 years ago.

“Observing the treatment of elders in their homes caused me to create an agency that empowers, respects and honors our elders;” Edwards said, “which is as it should be.”

“Caring for Caring”
By Jane Edwards
ISBN: 978-1-4917-9750-1
Available at iUniverse and Amazon

About the author
Jane Edwards has lovingly cared for elders for 45 years and founded a home health care agency more than twenty years ago. She lives with her dog, Miss Pippi Longstocking, a rescued bichon frise, in a tiny converted barn in the heart of Rockport, Massachusetts. Caring for Caring is her first nonfiction book. For more about the author or her book, visit: http://www.janededwards.com/.

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