PRLog - Jul. 25, 2014 - CHANTILLY, Va. -- What happens when you are called upon to care for an elderly family member or friend, and you have no idea how to do it? Caring for a loved one can be a scary, exhausting and rewarding situation—and with an aging baby-boom population, it’s one that an increasing number of Americans find themselves facing.
Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver book cover
“Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver,” a new book by Bobbi Carducci, is an honest, uplifting account of the author’s experiences in caring for her father-in-law, who suffered from schizophrenia, age-related dementia, and a host of other health issues.
Bobbi Carducci was an in-home caregiver for her father-in-law, Rodger, for seven years. During that time, Carducci learned to navigate the health care system and support Rodger through the challenges of schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, age-related dementia, dysphagia, C.O.P.D., and congestive heart failure. By sharing her experiences, she hopes to help those now caring for loved ones at home. In addition to The Imperfect Caregiver blog, Bobbi also blogs monthly for The Caregiver Space and AgingCare.com.
“Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver” (284 pgs., $15.95 Print ISBN 978-0-9859367-