Caregiving and Loss: Family Needs, Professional Responses - Table of Contents

Foreword Rosalynn Carter

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Part I:
Caregiving as an Issue: Policy and Programs
Introduction: Nature of Caregiving Carol Levine

Hospice as a Model for Caregiving Marcia Lattanzi-Licht
Voices: Hoping This Could Be Somebody Else’s Life Elizabeth Halling
Interview: Fannie Mae’s Elder Care Initiative

Family Caregiving and Loss: The Work/Family Dynamic Myrl Weinberg & Dee Ellison
          Interview: AT&T’s Life Tracks Program

Creating and Energizing Caring Communities Bill Gaventa
Voices: Jitterbug Brian Alexander
Programs That Work: CARE-NET

Part II: The Caregiving Experience:
Implications for Professionals

Paraprofessional Workers in Long-Term Care: Dealing with Loss and Bereavement Eileen K. Chichin, Orah K. Burack, & John M. Carter
Voices: No Fame or Fortune Karen

Cultural Differences: Sensitivities Required for Effective Caring  Bernice Catherine Harper, Michon Lartigue, & Kenneth J. Doka 
Programs That Work: Grotta Synagogue HOPE
Practical Suggestions: What Caregivers Need From Doctors William Lamers

Selfless Soldier Barry Jacobs
Voices: The Rest of My Life Jim Skofield

Nursing’s Role in Family Caregiver Support Susan Reinhard
Practical Suggestions: Caregiver Fairs: Support in Action

Self-Care: The Path to Wholeness Beth Witrogen McLeod
Programs That Work:
        Volunteer Hospices: Talbot Hospice Foundation

Part III:
Grief, Loss, and the End of Life

Grief, Loss, and Caregiving Kenneth J. Doka
Voices: The Wife: Seven Months Later Lynda Zycherman

Providing Spiritual Support to Family Caregivers Reverend George Blackwell & Rabbi Harold Stern

The Reciprocal Suffering of Caregivers Deborah Sherman
Programs That Work: Family Caregiver Alliance

Hard Decisions in Hard Times: Helping Families Make Ethical Choices During Prolonged Illness David M. Price
Programs That Work: Whitman-Walker Clinic
        Voices: I Know Now Desmond Groarke

Part IV: Conclusion 
Joyce D. Davidson

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