Working Daughter: How To Care for Your Aging Parents While Making a Living

Rowman & Littlefield. Aug. 2019. 192p. ISBN 9781538124659. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781538124666. SELF-HELP
Aiming her words at the many women in the sandwich generation, O’Donnell (Mogul, Mom & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman) presents a blueprint for managing a career, children, and aging parents. She applies her own experience and that of others to talk plainly about the challenges of eldercare, the choices to be made, the aspects of caregiving that can and cannot be controlled, and the upside to caring for an aging parent. O’Donnell further considers common issues such as setting boundaries, caregiving with siblings, managing disruptions, and practicing self-care.
VERDICT This book provides much-needed support for the growing population of women caregivers. Highly recommended for both public and personal collections.
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