The Comfort of Home, Multiple Sclerosis Edition: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide for Caregivers
by Maria M. Meyer and Paula Derr
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing, 2006
In collaboration with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Meyer’s new book, The Comfort of Home: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide for Multiple Sclerosis Caregivers, reviews caregiving options and discusses the financial and legal decisions you may encounter. Readers will learn how to set up a safe and comfortable home for the person whose needs are changing and abilities are declining. The book guides readers through every caregiving stage from making the decision to provide home care, to preparing the home for comfort and safety, to assisting with activities of daily living, to strategies to avoid caregiver burnout. Other important topics covered include financial management, purchasing equipment, travel and therapies. Chapters are filled with special notes and tips that alert both MS patients and caregivers to important issues that make life easier for all concerned.