Handbook for Mortals : Getting the help you need : A guide to settings and services

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Picture of an elderly woman with a woman professional caregiver"Without capable help, our attempt at caring for our parents would have been misguided and poor but wrapped in the best of intentions."
A family member
Handbook for Mortals book cover Copyright © 1999, 2006 by Joanne Lynn. This extract from the Handbook for Mortals by Joanne Lynn, M.D. and Joan Harrold, M.D. is used with permission. To learn more about improving care at the end of life visit the main web site for Americans for Better Care of the Dying.
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