Ambushed by Grace: Help and Hope on the Caregiving Journey

Discovery House HB953 - Caregiving is probably the hardest work you will ever do. Yet it can also change your heart and transform your life. Experienced caregiver Beach offers practical help and spiritual insights to those facing the challenges of caregiving.





Precious Lord, Take My Hand: Meditations for Caregivers

Discovery House G0611 - Religion. At present, they have two parents living with them. Approximately 49% of the U. S. What are the challenges of this kind of day-to-day caregiving, which many children are facing today as their parents age and deal with illness, yes, and death? With her fresh and compelling style, Alzheimer's, inspiration, providing understanding, Shelly offers devotionals/meditations based on her own life and daily experiences, insights, and, even laughter for anyone who is in the midst of these often difficult circumstances.

Meditations. Adult population currently shoulders or soon will shoulder elder care responsibilities. For the past seven years Shelly Beach and her husband have been caregivers for their parents.





It Is Well with My Soul: Meditations for Those Living with Illness, Pain, and the Challenges of Aging

Discovery House WF790 - Living with chronic illness, growing older, or facing the end of life can be a frightening experience. Meditations. It is well with my soul helps readers explore biblical perspectives on issues associated with some of life’s most difficult stages. Religion. Focusing on living life as a care receiver, this collection of short meditations helps enhance the reader’s understanding of God’s purposes in situations of suffering.

This insightful devotional provides readers with scripturally integrated prayers, reflective questions, and space to journal. With engaging narrative, and the use of humor, personal experience stories, the author encourages the reader to find hope in Jesus.





Grace for the Unexpected Journey: A 60-Day Devotional for Alzheimer's and Other Dementia Caregivers

Moody Publishers - Meditations. On top of having to watch someone you love suffer, you are probably losing sleep, growing frustrated, and struggling with loneliness or even depression. Religion. For the weary dementia or alzheimer's caregiverIf you are a caregiver to someone with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia, you carry a heavy load.

This devotional gives grace for their journey. Whether that’s you or someone you know, the caregiver needs care, too. And when darkness falls, it illuminates hope. With little to no help and no time for a break, this unrelenting stress is hard to carry. When stress floods in, it points to peace. Caregivers walk a long, difficult road.

Grace for the Unexpected Journey: A 60-Day Devotional for Alzheimer's and Other Dementia Caregivers - Each daily devotion: is short, ideal for demanding schedulesreflects on a relevant Scripture passageFeatures a relatable caregiving storyOffers a key Scripture for meditationDebbie Barr is a speaker, health educator, and the author of multiple books, including Keeping Love Alive As Memory Fades coauthored with New York Times bestselling author Gary Chapman.

With compassion and understanding she uses Scriptures to address their practical hardships and spiritual concerns. When the struggles seem insurmountable, this devotional offers strength. As a health educator with a deep concern and compassion for dementia caregivers, she saw their need for faith-based encouragement.

Grace for the unexpected journey: A 60-Day Devotional for Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia Caregivers provides that support.





Blessings And Prayers for Caregivers

Concordia Publishing House - Religion. This book provides encouragement for the realities of daily care giving challenges. Meditations. Through brief gospel-focused readings and Scripture verses, this small book offers refreshment and renewal for the exhausted caregiver. Blessings and prayers for caregivers can be tucked in a pocket or a purse to go with you wherever you are and to be at your fingertips whenever you have a minute or two and need a word of encouragement.

Each reading focuses on Jesus as the source of our hope and strength.





The Conscious Caregiver: A Mindful Approach to Caring for Your Loved One Without Losing Yourself

Adams Media - It requires patience, tenderness, selflessness, and hard work. Providing care for someone, whether it’s a parent, a loved one, or as a professional requires a high level of self-love and self-care. Meditations. Religion. But while it may be a rewarding experience to care for a loved one, the emotional and physical stress of caregiving can lead to burnout and exhaustion—causing caregivers to put themselves and their own well-being in the background.

With information on how to talk to your loved ones about the situation, handle the emotional stress, stay financially secure, and take the time to care for yourself, this guide can help you care for your loved one and yourself at the same time. Linda abbit, founder of tender loving eldercare and a veteran of the caregiving industry, shares her advice on taking care of an older parent or loved one and how to handle everything that goes along with this dramatic life change.

The Conscious Caregiver: A Mindful Approach to Caring for Your Loved One Without Losing Yourself - Being a caregiver can be a difficult role. How can you fulfill your role as a caregiver without losing yourself? Conscious Caregiver teaches you how to navigate caring for your loved one, whether it’s full-time in-house caregiving or hiring support from outside services.





The Caregiving Season: Finding Grace to Honor Your Aging Parents

Focus on the Family - Meditations. Caring for elderly parents is challenging. It’s a season of life that requires grace and strength that can only come from God. In the caregiving season, jane daly shares personal caregiving stories, offering practical advice to help you honor your aging parents well and deepen your personal relationship with Christ along the journey.





Praying the Scriptures for Your Adult Children: Trusting God with the Ones You Love

Zondervan - In praying the scriptures for your adult children, jodie continues her Praying the Scriptures series with biblical prayers for your adult children, whether they are just leaving the nest, flying well on their own, or struggling to take off at all. Each section focuses on a different aspect of adulthood, with encouraging stories from experienced parents who are praying their children through rocky marriages, health concerns, financial challenges and other real-life issues.

Each chapter also includes verses for you to pray for yourself as you take the challenging step of trusting God to care for your children in ways that you can’t. With grace and wisdom, jodie addresses cultural trends such as couples living together before marriage and young adults leaving the church, as well as the painful realities of loneliness, addiction, and mental health issues.

Praying the Scriptures for Your Adult Children: Trusting God with the Ones You Love - With hope-filled words for the parents of the prodigal, she is particularly sensitive to the long-term prayers we offer, even as we doubt ourselves and grieve over our children’s choices. Whatever you are praying for, you will find confidence and peace in these powerful prayers for your kids. As parents of adult children, we often wonder: will my children make good choices when they’re on their own? How can I let them go when I’ve held them for so long?Parent and author Jodie Berndt understands what it’s like to release children into the world and still care deeply about them and everything they will face in life from relationships to career decisions and everything in between.

At the end of each chapter, you’ll find personalized prayers for your children taken straight from Scripture. Meditations.





Coping With Your Difficult Older Parent : A Guide for Stressed-Out Children

William Morrow Paperbacks - Do you have an aging parent who --blames you for everything that goes wrong?cannot tolerate being alone, real, or imagined?Make unreasonable and/or irrational demands of you?Is hostile, wants you all the time?Is obsessed with health problems, negative and critical? Coping with these traits in parents is an endless high-stress battle for their children.

While it's rare for adults to change their ways late in life, you can stop the vicious merry-go-round of anger, blame, guilt and frustration. For the first time, here's a common-sense guide from professionals, with more than two decades in the field, on how to smooth communications with a challenging parent.

Coping With Your Difficult Older Parent : A Guide for Stressed-Out Children - Meditations. How to avoid the cycle of nagging and recriminations How to prevent your parent's negativity from overwhelming you. William Morrow Company. How to deal with an impaired parent who refuses to stop driving. Though there's no medical defination for "difficult" parents, you know when you have one. Filled with practical tips for handling contentious behaviors and sample dialogues for some of the most troubling situations, this book addresses many hard issues, including: How to tell your parent he or she cannot live with you.

Religion. How to asses the risk factors in deciding whether a parent is still able to live alone.





Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer's Journey

Northfield Publishing - Its principles have already helped hundreds of families, and it can help yours, too. William Morrow Company. Northfield Publishing. Keeping love alive as memories fade is heartfelt and easy to apply, providing gentle, focused help for those feeling overwhelmed by the relational toll of Alzheimer’s. At its heart, this book is about how love gently lifts a corner of dementia’s dark curtain to cultivate an emotional connection amid memory loss.

This collaborative, correlate the love languages with the developments of the stages of AD, address the challenges and stresses of the caregiver journey, caregiver, and relationship expert will: Provide an overview of the love languages and Alzheimer’s disease, groundbreaking work between a healthcare professional, discuss how both the caregiver and care receiver can apply the love languages, offer personal stories and case studies about maintaining emotional intimacy amidst AD.

Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer's Journey - Meditations. Religion. Can they also help individuals, and families cope with the devastating diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease AD? Coauthors Chapman, couples, Shaw, and Barr give a resounding yes. Across america and around the world, the five love languages have revitalized relationships and saved marriages from the brink of disaster.

Their innovative application of the five love languages creates an entirely new way to touch the lives of the five million Americans who have Alzheimer’s, as well as their fifteen million caregivers.





Hope for the Caregiver: Encouraging Words to Strengthen Your Spirit

Worthy Inspired - Northfield Publishing. Where does the caregiver turn when dealing with their own need for encouragement and renewal? Religion. Meditations. There are 65. 7 million caregivers in America, making up 29 percent of the U. S. William Morrow Company. Adult population.