Years of Free Caregiving : (How to Survive)
There are many phases to free caregiving, and each one is different. You do it for various reasons—some because of love; some for reward, not monetary but for the satisfaction that you have helped someone; and others the obligation or necessity to do it.
I was involved from age ten to ninety, just one among the forty-three million in the United States today, in giving care. I am now almost ninety-five, living in a nice assisted living facility, and the recipient of care myself. I wrote this book to reveal how I was able to cope, always trying to maintain a sense of humor and a positive attitude. It requires patience, prayer, and push.