Caregiver's survival guide Caring for yourself while caring for a loved one

Robert Yonover

Large print - 2018

"While struggling to become a successful scientist and inventor, Dr. Robert Yonover also was primary caregiver for his paralyzed wife for more than twenty years and raised their two children. He offers guidance and hope to caregivers based on his own experiences. Yonover takes you into the throes of his life as a caregiver, husband, and father, offering guidance and hope through his story. He provides advice on: dealing with heavy news, handling day-to-day challenges, holding on to the foundation of your relationship, taking stock of finances, adapting and enjoying life, staying sane, maintaining a social life, and fighting for your rights. Through Caregiver's Survival Guide, Dr. Yonover will equip other caregivers who face simila...r physical, mental, social, and financial challenges with tips and guidelines from his own experiences and other experts to help make their situation survivable."--

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Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print 2018.
Main Author
Robert Yonover (author)
Other Authors
Ellie Crowe (author), Carlyn A. Tamura (writer of introduction)
Center Point Large Print edition
Item Description
Regular print version previously published by: Skyhorse Publishing.
Physical Description
173 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Hold on to the foundations of your relationship
  • Dealing with heavy news
  • Dealing with daily challenges
  • Why me? and the blame game
  • Take stock of your ship
  • Caregiver mental health breaks
  • Counseling
  • Take stock of your finances
  • Seek ways to adapt and still enjoy life
  • Mental health and staying sane
  • The social aspect
  • Chasing rainbows
  • Frustration and loss
  • Gut check and the daily challenge
  • Medications and marijuana
  • Seek expert help and advice
  • Nurses and helpers
  • Doctors
  • Fight for your rights and causes
  • Love, loss, and lessons learned
  • Caregiving, a daughter's perspective, Kera Yonover.