Reviews and Blog Posts: Adult Children of Aging Parents

Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death

by Katy Butler

Reviewer Rating:
4

Do you have an aging, older person in your life? Learn from the experiences and incredible research that are skillfully woven together by Katy Butler as she advocates for compassion and peace at the end of life -- by making decisions FAR BEFORE THEN! 

The tricky part of this book, is...

Your Aging Parents and You - What to Do?

Declining health and other age-related disabilities are forcing your self reliant parents to endure heartbreaking lifestyle changes. Whether on the verge of relinquishing their independence and sense of dignity to a dependence on caregivers or adjusting to changes that are already in place, your folks are relying on your support.

Research guide and true story, the very readable A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents - and Ourselves by Jane Gross, New York Times reporter and creator of The New Old Age blog, offers a wealth of web-based resources and anecdotal insights gained from experience and research.

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